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demeanor
used in A Thousand Acres

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Definition
the manner in which a person behaves
  • I ventured awkward sympathy that failed to ease or soften his demeanor.
    p. 230.5
  • Caroline shook hands with Jess in her brisk, lawyer's way that Rose always called her "take-me-seriously-or-I'll-sue-you" demeanor.
    p. 13.4
  • She bottle-fed Caroline and I'm sure she bottle-fed us, in spite of the fact that farmwives never willingly take on extra work, and her demeanor during the feedings was rather impersonal as I later recalled it.
    p. 93.4
  • I could, of course, read by his demeanor that he was displeased, but how this displeasure would incubate I could not and did not know.
    p. 177.5
  • It was that his whole demeanor was a tad abashed, even sub missive.
    p. 213.9
  • But his whole demeanor said those days were gone now, nothing.
    p. 217.9
  • The impenetrable face of a hopeful girl, dressed in the unrevealing uniform of the time; her demeanor was sturdily virtuous.
    p. 226.9
  • His tone and demeanor were warmly sympathetic here, and it occurred to me that in the past he would have suckered me, back when I would have readily called him my friend just because I would have been flattered by the public acknowledgment of such a friendship.
    p. 267.5

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