in a manner

See: quasi
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three at the entrance of the hollow veins where they are disposed in such a manner as by no means to prevent the blood which it contains from flowing into the right ventricle of the heart, and yet exactly to prevent its flowing out; three at the entrance to the arterial vein, which, arranged in a manner exactly the opposite of the former, readily permit the blood contained in this cavity to pass into the lungs, but hinder that contained in the lungs from returning to this cavity; and, in like manner, two others at the mouth of the venous artery, which allow the blood from the lungs to flow into the left cavity of the heart, but preclude its return; and three at the mouth of the great artery, which suffer the blood to flow from the heart, but prevent its reflux.
As she concluded, the young lady curtisied to the youth in a manner that contradicted, by its flattery, the forced irony of her remark.
You forget it is in order to remember me," said Julia, in a manner that spoke her own ideas of the value of the gift.
Every now and then Monsieur raised his eyes to the ceiling, then lowered them towards the slices of pate which the chevalier was attacking, and finally, not caring to betray his resentment, he gesticulated in a manner which Harlequin might have envied.
Saintsbury's book--a writer who has dealt with all the perturbing influences of our century in a manner as classical, as idiomatic, as easy and elegant, as Steele's:
and began dancing backwards and forwards in a manner quite unparalleled within my limited experience.
And then fell to pulling off, not only his jacket and waistcoat, but his shirt too, in a manner at once light-hearted, businesslike, and bloodthirsty.
Esther answered to the grateful sounds by a cracked cry of her own, lifting her form, in the first burst of exultation, above the rock in a manner to be visible to all below.
government treat the detainees in a manner that conforms to international law.
1250(a) by the partnership and by a partner shall be determined in a manner consistent with the principles provided in Regs.
Firm A staff may participate in the audit engagement without impairing firm B's independence with respect to the corporation as long as firm B uses firm A's work in a manner similar to that of internal auditors and complies with AICPA statements on auditing standards.
After all products and services provided by the employer to customers are identified, the employer may apportion these products and services among its lines of business in a manner of its discretion.