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And yet it is different, more formal, with functions better defined.

He addressed me then in French, which was between us the language of more formal moments.

"And the more formal and precise the arrangement is, the better," said Mr. George.

But this leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism.

Incline is a more formal word for tip, and also for slant or slope.

“An order is all right, but it is the more formal when backed by a bullet,” he said.

The more formal we made the visit the less information we might obtain.

But this leads, at length, to a more formal and permanent despotism.

It is not subject to definite rules as is the more formal balancing.

He was distressed with a sense of being on a more formal footing with her.