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Deacon Rowley looked at her calculatingly, fingering his nose.

Howell Edwards at the door of his office watched them calculatingly.

Her husband eyed her calculatingly and rested his weight on the table once more.

Simmy squinted a half-closed eye, calculatingly, judicially.

She was deliberately impulsive; calculatingly reckless; systematically chaotic.

It carefully and calculatingly distributed his riches among the members of his family, overlooking no individual of it.

The star-flecked eyes were not upon us; they looked over and beyond—coldly, calculatingly.

There was a certain prim set to her mouth, and her eyes, as she looked at him, were calculatingly cool.

I do not do Mr. Brumley as the human lover justice if I lead you to suppose that he plotted thus clearly and calculatingly.

Pausing just inside the door, in a patch of black shadow, he carefully and calculatingly surveyed the perches.

WORD ORIGIN

1710, "carrying out calculations," present participle adjective from calculate. Meaning "shrewdly or selfishly seeking advantage" is attested from c.1810.

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