almost instinctively

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  • Almost instinctively he called all hands, then he gave one brief minute to a survey of his situation. Cited from Jack Tier, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • She looked almost instinctively for a change but none came. Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
  • Almost instinctively the two girls drew away from the others. Cited from For Gold or Soul?, by Lurana W. Sheldon
  • Then she went out with the crowd into the street, and almost instinctively struck westward. Cited from Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley
  • Almost instinctively he half raised his hand to his throat. Cited from Reginald in Russia, etc., by Saki (H.H.Munro)
  • Almost instinctively he let his heavy hand fall into the hand the Nabob held out to him. Cited from The Nabob, Vol. 2 (of 2), by Alphonse Daudet
  • Our serious thoughts in turning to God, turn away almost instinctively from our companions about us. Cited from The Christian Life, by Thomas Arnold
  • France had disturbed the peace of the world for so many years that people had come to fear that country almost instinctively. Cited from The Story of Mankind, by Hendrik van Loon
  • Leaving the theatre, Henry had gone to bed almost instinctively. Cited from Man With Two Left Feet, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • No answer from Nellie, who almost instinctively felt what was coming next. Cited from 'Lena Rivers, by Mary J. Holmes
  • And then, almost instinctively, he knew what was wrong. Cited from Star Surgeon, by Alan Nourse
  • Primitive men likewise almost instinctively sense the feelings and designs of other men. Cited from Clairvoyance and Occult Powers, by Swami Panchadasi
  • They responded almost instinctively to this union of sound and motion.
  • Almost instinctively he pulled down the roll top of the desk before which he was seated. Cited from Kingdom of the Blind, by E. Phillips Oppenheim #2
  • Almost instinctively they drew near to the crowd. Cited from Mystic Christianity, by Yogi Ramacharaka
  • The night was fast closing in, and it was so dark that they attacked and defended themselves almost instinctively. Cited from Ten Years Later, by Alexandre Dumas
  • Almost instinctively she began to plead with him as one who pleads for freedom. Cited from The Lamp in the Desert, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Almost instinctively George grasped this tree and his heart almost ceased to beat when he found that his progress was effectively stopped. Cited from The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine, by Ross Kay
  • Almost instinctively she turned her steps in the direction of the kopje which she had so often desired to climb. Cited from The Top of the World, by Ethel M. Dell
  • He said them again with a desperate earnestness, and almost instinctively began to listen for an answer. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
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