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Cooke writes, “In our conversations among the band she has revealed in a matter-of-fact way that she has had affairs with women.”

The scene is written with a matter-of-fact restraint that lends it great power.

He was a gay bro, whose gay-ness was probably the most matter-of-fact thing about him.

That throat slit is so real, so jarring, and so matter-of-fact.

Her matter-of-fact voice makes the resemblance unmistakable: “A Murky Fate” begins with “This is what happened.”

He would scarcely have thus spoken to any one but Etheldred, to whom, as well as to himself, it seemed mere matter-of-fact.

Gwynne accepted this act of sacrifice with a matter-of-fact nod, and it was but a moment later that they came upon another flock.

Romanoff spoke in the most matter-of-fact way possible, banishing the mere thought of angels or devils.

"It was this way," and Romanoff still continued to speak in the same matter-of-fact tones.

Indeed, with this strange, matter-of-fact man by his side, he could not believe in anything miraculous.


On this page you'll find 86 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to matter-of-fact, such as: deadpan, down-to-earth, factual, pragmatic, sober, and stoic.

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