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He will, however, write tomorrow, detailing all that he has done and means to do.

He paid no heed to these obstacles, and why should we waste time in detailing them?

But the General said that this was one of his reasons for detailing me to perform this duty.

Let it not be supposed, from what I have just said, that I am detailing any mystery, or penning any romance.

I did so in a very respectful manner, detailing what had occurred.

In detailing non-commissioned officers for this detachment, Corp.

He knew them all and described them exactly, detailing their beauties like a slave-dealer.

His scheme is so noble and broad-minded that I can not refrain from detailing it.

She went in person from deputy to deputy, detailing her plans.

There is not any occasion for detailing the whys and wherefores.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from French détailler "cut up in pieces; narrate in particulars," from Old French detaillier, from detail (see detail (n.)). Related: Detailed; detailing.

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