Thesaurus / involuntaryFEEDBACK
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There’s also the question of animal welfare, given that hybrid clones will essentially become involuntary organ donors.
Bear spray in your face causes involuntary eye closure and pain for up to 45 minutes.
How would the involuntary accusation have been embittered, had he known that the Empress drew the same conclusion!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The nick-name of Gigonnet was applied to Bidault on account of a feverish, involuntary contraction of a leg muscle.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Her voice defied, almost repelled him; but her face turned to him with its involuntary surrender.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
The act was involuntary, for at once dropping his arm he ordered his men to extinguish the fire and to see I did not escape.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
There the lion is placed, the involuntary symbol of the supreme heroism of the Imperial Guard.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
An involuntary smile parted his lips each time he looked at the shop, where, in fact, there were some laughable details.
AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKETHONORE DE BALZAC
As if with a blind, involuntary instinct for protection, she stepped forward into the moonlight, and stood there motionless.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Involuntary revelations flow from creation; hints of science fall from it unconsciously and are absorbed by the ignorant.
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WORDS RELATED TO INVOLUNTARY
- counted on
- looked for
- relied on
- going through the motions
- phoning it in
- walking through it
- break loose
- free spirited
- from the hip
- off top of head
- up front
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