1 At the authoritative note in her voice, they fell back, helpless hurt looks on their faces.
2 Within reach of his arm was the brawny shoulder of a gigantic Indian, whose deep and authoritative voice appeared to give directions to the proceedings of his fellows.
3 most authoritative American grammarian of his day.
4 The constable repeated the order in an authoritative voice until a curate came running with the glass.
5 He spoke rapidly and in an authoritative manner.
6 Self consciously, with his authoritative arms breaking the way, we pushed through the still gathering crowd, passing a hurried doctor, case in hand, who had been sent for in wild hope half an hour ago.
7 Then there was a loud and authoritative tap.
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8 Criticism, assuming an authoritative tone, preferred Lafon to Talma.
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9 "Certainly not," said Eustacia authoritatively, as she paced smartly up and down from door to gate to warm herself.
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10 "The good God," said the man authoritatively.
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