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But Winfield Knight, flushed with success, was in his most expansive mood.
My conscience got so expansive and fine-strung it lamed me across the shoulders to carry it around with me.
Moreover, you are well aware that, in general terms, the resisting power of cannon and the expansive force of gunpowder are practically unlimited.
He had furry straight eyebrows, bristly hair cropped short, an eye-glass on a broad ribbon, and, becoming expansive, confessed his opinion that Kurtz really couldn't write a bit--'but heavens
My heart sank within me to behold that stately mansion in the midst of its expansive grounds.
The prosperous man's smile grew slightly more expansive, and he simply pointed up the river towards the next bend of it.
Bazzard's secret; but the sweet presence at my table makes me so unusually expansive, that I feel I must impart it in inviolable confidence.
In her moral character, it is beautiful to behold her continual gladness, her keen enjoyment of existence, her expansive love, her unhesitating confidence, her sympathy with suffering, her conscientiousness, truthfulness, and hopefulness.
Don't you know,' said Miss Monflathers, 'that it's very naughty and unfeminine, and a perversion of the properties wisely and benignantly transmitted to us, with expansive powers to be roused from their dormant state through the medium of cultivation?
Malik said that at present sugar industries were using bagasse as fuel for producing energy in SMP plants which was very expansive but, he said it could be economical,if hi-tech plants were installed.
Global Banking News-April 21, 2014--Central bank of Kuwait calls for more expansive reforms
16 ( ANI ): A combination of four studies has discovered that the formerly believed relation between expansive body postures and power actually depends on the person's posture and his or her cultural beliefs.