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 Sentences of partial
a. incomplete; fragmentary; favoring one person or side over another or others
These market price moves are reverses, but only partial reverses, of the shifts that happened when the conflict started last week.
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The tears gathered more thickly in his eyes and in the partial darkness he imagined he saw the form of a young man standing under a dripping tree.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
Often, looking at them, she would make every possible effort to persuade herself that she was mistaken, that she as a mother was partial to her children.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
During the hours of solitude, suffering, and partial delirium he spent after he was wounded, the more deeply he penetrated into the new principle of eternal love revealed to him, the more he unconsciously detached himself from earthly life.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This, as betraying the ambitious and partial turn of his mind, took from his reputation and exposed him to much obloquy.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
With every day, and from both sides of my intelligence, the moral and the intellectual, I thus drew steadily nearer to that truth, by whose partial discovery I have been doomed to such a dreadful shipwreck: that man is not truly one, but truly two.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
My friend Reldresal, principal secretary for private affairs, is, in my opinion, if I am not partial, the second after the treasurer; the rest of the great officers are much upon a par.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
Ever since 1830, petty partial revolts had been going on here and there, which were quickly suppressed, but ever bursting forth afresh, the sign of a vast underlying conflagration.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
We are too partial, but the praise and blame of outsiders will prove useful, even if she gets but little money.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
As a sister, so partial and so angry, and so little scrupulous of what she said, and in another light so triumphant and secure, she was in every way an object of painful alarm.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
He knows of my being in town, I am certain, from something she said herself; and yet it would seem, by her manner of talking, as if she wanted to persuade herself that he is really partial to Miss Darcy.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
His visit afforded her but a very partial satisfaction, while his own enjoyment in it appeared so imperfect.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context