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While she missed Phoenix’s first-round nail-biter over New York, Sophie Cunningham entered the game and impersonated her mentor, right down to the made threes and gratuitous technical.
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One fellow entertainer suggested the conversion was a “gratuitous” effort to curry favor with Jewish nightclub owners and audiences.
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A baronet scientifically skilled in pugilism, enjoyed no pleasure so much as giving gratuitous instructions in his favorite art.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
“I dare say that looked very much like a gratuitous impertinence from—the packer,” he observed.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
Such are the ideas which the dogma of gratuitous predestination gives of Divinity!
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
Much difficulty arose, in the distribution of gratuitous supplies of food, from the routine of the public offices.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
In consequence, they have imagined many gratuitous suppositions to explain the union of the soul with the body.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
The generous cords of Burroughs' haversack and canteen were unloosed and their gratuitous contents speedily disappeared.
REMINISCENCES OF THE GUILFORD GRAYS, CO. B., 27TH N.C. REGIMENTJOHN A. SLOAN
So far this was a gratuitous act of the government; but in the following month it assumed a very different character.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
The word “is” in the translations, although marked with brackets, is not deemed wholly gratuitous.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
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