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“Matters of state are not decided on the street,” he declares, wagging a finger demonstratively.Slouching Towards Maidan: An American Hair-Trader Reflects On Ukraine’s Protests|Vijai Maheshwari|December 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That is, to read Men in Space is to encounter a novelist already aware of his capabilities, at times flexing them demonstratively.Must Read New Fiction: ‘Arcadia,’ ‘Men in Space,’ ‘The O’Briens,’ ‘Hot Pink’|Chloë Schama, Jacob Silverman, Wendy Smith, Daniel Roberts|March 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Pain shook hands less demonstratively than his wife, and his leave-taking, if quiet, was not less sincere.The Shadow of Ashlydyat|Mrs. Henry Wood
At the end of the Rains Boulte's manner towards his wife changed and became demonstratively affectionate.Under the Deodars|Rudyard Kipling
"Rupert Trevlyn is its rightful owner," said the stranger, almost as demonstratively as Nora herself could have spoken.Trevlyn Hold|Mrs. Henry Wood
I presume, that in treating of the nature of man, I have demonstratively shewn that animals enjoy not the power of reflection.Buffon's Natural History. Volume V (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Aware that it contained nothing contraband, I opened it innocently and demonstratively.