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Indeed, apart from the nature of the investigation which my friend had on hand, there was something in his masterly grasp of a situation, and his keen, incisive reasoning, which made it a pleasure to me to study his system of work, and to follow the quick, subtle methods by which he disentangled the most inextricable mysteries.
The virtues of the Classical are exquisiteness and incisive significance; of the Romantic, richness and splendor.
Fyne's well-trained, responsible voice uttered the words, "It's what I have said," with incisive equanimity.
It may be a weakness of mine that I have an incisive way of speech; but I threw all restraint to the winds and cut and slashed until the whole man of him was snarling.
Raffles did so without a smile; with his overcoat buttoned up to the chin, his tall hat pressed down to his eyes, and between the two his incisive features and his keen, stern glance, he looked the ideal detective of fiction and the stage.
He tried to suppress his desire to shout, and after waiting awhile, said with incisive scorn:
He had not recovered thoroughly as yet from that state of bewilderment brought about by the effort to follow Mr Vladimir's rapid incisive utterance.
Enough of this," he began in a clear, incisive voice, though he could hardly control the trembling of his legs.
Forty teeth, namely twenty-four grinders, four eye-teeth, and twelve incisive.
Philip was slow to reply, and when he spoke, his tone had a more incisive quietness and clearness than ever.
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NASDAQ: CDNS) reported that Sharp has deployed Cadence Incisive Specman Elite Testbench to develop a combined proximity and ambient light sensor for smartphones, tablets and digital single-lens reflex cameras.