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expressly
 ad.  particularly; specifically; in an explicit manner
Example Sentence:
1  He stated expressly that the needed the money by tomorrow.
Classic Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  Mr. Pumblechook's own room was given up to me to dress in, and was decorated with clean towels expressly for the event.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
2  He waited for me to declare that I quite understood that he expressly said that he admitted nothing.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LI
3  He was so polite as to stop at a public-house, expressly on our account, and entertain us with broiled mutton and beer.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. I BECOME NEGLECTED, AND AM PROVIDED FOR
4  Mrs. Crupp was to find linen, and to cook; every other necessary was already provided; and Mrs. Crupp expressly intimated that she should always yearn towards me as a son.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23. I CORROBORATE Mr. DICK, AND CHOOSE A PROFESSI...
5  I approached him tenderly, for I loved even him; but he showed his whole set of teeth, got under a chair expressly to snarl, and wouldn't hear of the least familiarity.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
6  He knocked the ashes out of his pipe, and put it on a ledge in the back of his chair, expressly made for its reception.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. THE BEGINNING OF A LONGER JOURNEY
7  Mr. Micawber is going to a distant country expressly in order that he may be fully understood and appreciated for the first time.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
8  With him there was a well-known professor of philosophy, who had come from Harkov expressly to clear up a difference that had arisen between them on a very important philosophical question.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 7
9  Blachevelle seemed to have been created expressly to carry Favourite's single-bordered, imitation India shawl of Ternaux's manufacture, on his arm on Sundays.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOUR AND FOUR
10  The mountebanks gave out that the tricolored cockade was a unique phenomenon made by God expressly for their menagerie.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE WATER QUESTION AT MONTFERMEIL
11  This street was dark and narrow and seemed made expressly for him.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—IT IS LUCKY THAT THE PONT D'AUSTERLITZ BEARS C...
12  It had been expressly agreed that Pontmercy should never attempt to see his son nor to speak to him, under penalty of having the latter handed over to him disowned and disinherited.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—ONE OF THE RED SPECTRES OF THAT EPOCH
13  Yes, Milady," replied Athos; "the Comte de la Fere in person, who comes expressly from the other world to have the pleasure of paying you a visit.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 45 A CONJUGAL SCENE
14  It was too late, for he had already drunk a glass of excellent wine, placed for him expressly by the pope's butler.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
15  I do not know; I have only heard that an emperor of China had an oven built expressly, and that in this oven twelve jars like this were successively baked.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 62. Ghosts.