DISTINCTIVELY in a Sentence

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distinctively
 ad.  in a distinctive manner; in a way that is notable for its difference; plainly
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The result is still distinctively Negro and the method of blending original, but the elements are both Negro and Caucasian.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XIV
2  To have them was in itself a distinction, though it was also, in most cases, a death-warrant.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
3  Mere display left her with a sense of superior distinction; but she felt an affinity to all the subtler manifestations of wealth.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
4  It was Selden's distinction that he had never forgotten the way out.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
5  I seize the distinction, but I don't mind it, since doing the one involved doing the other.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
6  His decent gray suit, made by Nat Hicks of Gopher Prairie, might have been of sheet iron; it had no distinction of cut, no easy grace like the diplomat's Burberry.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
7  It picks at information which will visibly procure money or social distinction.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
8  I abandon the glory and distinction of such offices to those who like them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
9  But they precisely agree in all their grand features; nor has there yet been presented a single determinate fact upon which to ground a radical distinction.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
10  There was not a man in Black Hawk who had the intelligence or cultivation, much less the personal distinction, of Antonia's father.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
11  In fact, they knew nothing of any of their neighbors; their lodgers were all people of the highest distinction, they assured Edna.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XX
12  "'Tis the name his Canada fathers have given to Magua," returned the runner, with an air that manifested his pride at the distinction.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
13  I have no father to expect me, and but few friends to lament a fate which I have courted with the insatiable longings of youth after distinction.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
14  There was nothing in the air or attire of this Indian that would seem to entitle him to such a distinction.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
15  They advised her to be attentive to the wants of her companion, and never to forget the distinction which the Manitou had so wisely established between them.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
Example Sentence: (61 in 5 pages)
1  They plan to visit a distinctively conservative district of the county.
2  He has gained a distinction in various fields of scholarly studies.
3  This distinction is of absolutely central importance.
4  We must draw a clear distinction between right and wrong.
5  It's sometimes very difficult to draw a clear distinction between the meanings of different words.
6  He has the distinction of being regarded as the Federal Republic's greatest living writer.
7  When distinction disguises the smile, is the final farewell tune.
8  There is a sharp distinction between crimes which involve injury to people and those that don't.
9  But then to avoid confusion we need some way of marking the participant role distinction.
10  In addition to the main distinction based on participant roles, the person system may be organized along a variety of other dimensions.
11  In answering these questions, it is important to recall the distinction made earlier between prescriptive and descriptive grammar.
12  Philosophers did not use to make a distinction between arts and science.
13  A slave, of course, in distinction from a free woman, is not permitted complaints.
14  So pronounced is this class distinction that some races will not go near another for fear of being polluted.
15  The distinction between being a Christian or a heathen is easy to see but difficult to talk.