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distinct

1. Maths Logic (of a pair of entities) not identical
2. Botany (of parts of a plant) not joined together; separate
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cried he with no little force and distinctness, "why do you keep that odious picture on the wall?
He appeared thus again with I won't say greater distinctness, for that was impossible, but with a nearness that represented a forward stride in our intercourse and made me, as I met him, catch my breath and turn cold.
I am confident that it took no distinctness of shape, and that it was the revival for a few minutes of the terror of childhood.
For myself, I have never fancied my mind to be in any respect more perfect than those of the generality; on the contrary, I have often wished that I were equal to some others in promptitude of thought, or in clearness and distinctness of imagination, or in fullness and readiness of memory.
At this instant the three friends turned, in spite of themselves, a last look on the rock, upon the menacing figure which pursued them and now stood out with a distinctness still.
It came to him, with horrible distinctness, how a boy in a cherry-coloured jersey - he despised fancy blazers now with all a fisherman's contempt - how an ignorant, rowdy boy had once said it would be "great" if a steamer ran down a fishing-boat.
The sound of a clear, high voice in a monotonous singsong now rang out behind him and came across the water with a distinctness that pierced and subdued all other sounds, even the beating of the ripples in his ears.
In reference," proceeds the Chancellor with extra distinctness, "to the young girl and boy, the two young people"--Mr.
Beneath the brilliant light of Mars' two glorious moons the whole scene presented itself in vivid distinctness.
On the other side crags and trees and snowy houses were reflected in the lake with a wonderful distinctness, and streams of light from many a distant window shot far abroad over the still waters.
About three o'clock he said, with remarkable distinctness, "Missy, come here
Concerning thesis F: The deceiving God hypothesis poses an indirect doubt of evident propositions, in the sense that it is operative only when the mind's attention is redirected from the clarity and distinctness of the proposition: the doubt is inoperative while its clarity and distinctness are occurrent--in accord with D.