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You should probably also zap a Dan doppelganger who is missing its right eye, as that is likely to be an inept evil clone.
The visitors made a game of being awkward and inept, together.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
The "for" is spurious, and though it is not inept the sentence gains greatly in impressiveness by its omission.
The endearment is so plaintively inept that she smiles in spite of herself, and resigns herself to indulge him a little.
YOU NEVER CAN TELLGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
It is inept for pigmies to stand before one who has every intention of becoming a rapacious pirate shortly.
He had meant to test his conviction in solitude, but why not put it to trial now, and shame this doubting and inept Rapp, Senior?
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
Justice Johnson dissented in an opinion as inept and unhappy as his dissent in Fletcher vs. Peck.
Lewis, his soul a volcano, struggled for the most calm and inept words.
THE HALF-HEARTEDJOHN BUCHAN
As a class they are wonderfully inept; and their hands are practically useless, save as ring-stands and glove-stretchers.
Jamison made the usual inept jests suited to such an occasion.
OPERATION: OUTER SPACEWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS

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