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  • adv. In a crisp manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a crisp manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With crispness; in a crisp manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a well delineated manner


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  • Here, he called crisply as he tossed Riker the staff.


  • At times Steve lay quiescent, only muttering fitfully; the next moment he called crisply for Fat Joe -- he feared for his bridge -- and Joe had to exert every iron muscle to hold him down.

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  • "Oh, is that you, Aunt Hannah?" he called crisply, a moment later.

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  • "I'll tell you where he was," she called crisply to the accusing voice at the other end.

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  • As he drew out his watch a voice was heard from the other side of a clump of undergrowth, calling crisply:

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  • I overheard a bike store clerk telling a woman that the narrower the bars, the more "crisply" it handles and that it improved the "steering radius".

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  • One senior adviser said the message will be executed "crisply" from now on.

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  • Sessions claims Roberts and Alito answered questions more 'crisply' and with more

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  • "crisply," leaving those who read, willing to read more from the same pen.

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