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pointed

1. (of an arch or style of architecture employing such an arch) Gothic
2. Music (of a psalm text) marked to show changes in chanting
3. (of Hebrew text) with vowel points marked
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What the diplomatic matter might be he did not care, but it gave him great pleasure to prepare a circular, memorandum, or report, skillfully, pointedly, and elegantly.
She looked again at Emily, more pointedly than ever.
She laid a strong emphasis on the last three words, and looked pointedly at Francis Aldersley as she pronounced them.
Lady Lundie ceremoniously returned her brother-in-law's salute--and pointedly abstained from noticing Anne's presence in the room.
Blanche resolutely and pointedly withdrew it--Sir Patrick noticing the action with special interest.
It was very funny to see Schomberg ignoring him pointedly.
As to myself, he was not pointedly impertinent: it was rather as though he could not be bothered with such trifles as my existence; and the truth is that being a monopolist he was under no necessity to be amiable.
The orator looked so pointedly at me as he uttered these words, that I felt bound to reply, by murmuring something to the effect that I hardly felt the need myself--and that I enjoyed looking at a thing, better, when I could see it.
Yes," said the king, replying pointedly to the superintendent of finances, "yes, at the point of death, monsieur le cardinal makes me a donation of all his wealth.
It was left to him pointedly, and I verily believe that I was the only one who showed an appearance of interest.
Their habiliments belonged to that order which is pointedly termed the decent.
Fine we can guess who it is about,' my sister would say pointedly.