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"No," I replied, with much astonishment at the patness with which he spoke my true name.

Harrigan Blood admitted the patness of the guess with a wave of his hand, leaning heavily on the table with his elbows.

The eloquent statement you have just made, for instance—it carries all the patness of old conviction.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.