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She had reached a stage when she seemed to be no longer feeling her way, working, when in the humor, with sureness and ease.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
It is such a delightful mixture of vagueness and cock-sureness, and even more picturesque than Romanism.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Besides, the slowness of the postillion Joshua Abnett, which probably helped to the delay, was warrant of his sureness.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
And it will be victory, said Veronica, with a 267 sureness of tone that was vastly comforting to Marjorie.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
But here it is, that the extraordinary sureness and precision of the mind of Homer stands us in such admirable stead.
STUDIES ON HOMER AND THE HOMERIC AGE, VOL. 1 OF 3W. E. GLADSTONE
That working is coldly mechanical, and is not distinguished either by lightness or by sureness of touch.
RICHARD WAGNERJOHN F. RUNCIMAN
It was an historical subject, treated with a spirit and a sureness of touch almost worthy of Titian himself.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. VIII (OF X) - CONTINENTAL EUROPE II.VARIOUS
And, with no emotion whatever but a certain grim sureness of himself, he at last adjusted the entirely red cravat.
BUNKER BEANHARRY LEON WILSON
And thus fame, which slowly but with irresistible sureness has grown to his stature, has not disturbed him.
MILE VERHAERENSTEFAN ZWEIG
Julia thought of Nellie, of the old woman's sureness and silence—a lean old savage woman of many lovers.
NARCISSUSEVELYN SCOTT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SURENESS

  • assurednesses
  • certainties
  • certitudes
  • condemnations
  • condemnings
  • confidences
  • determining guilts
  • earnestness
  • falls
  • fervor
  • firmness
  • raps
  • reliance
  • sureness
  • sureties
  • unfavorable verdicts
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