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  • adv. in an insensate manner


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  • The cable news environment has become something of a "wall" -- insensately scrolling context-less "factoids" into the void.

    Jason Linkins: Bradbury Adds New Heat to Fahrenheit Discussion

  • He, in turn, leaped insensately, making the drumhead dance madly.

    Conan and The Gods of The Mountain

  • The Toughs were aggressive, and insensately brutal, and a meeting with them could only mean trouble.

    Rebels of the Red Planet

  • A forbidden projector flamed viciously: the offended one was sating his lust so insensately that he scarcely noticed the boh that in turn rived away his own life.

    Children of the Lens

  • Since there were almost a hundred of the Delgonians, since they were insensately vicious fighters when cornered, and since their physical make-up was very similar to the Velantians 'own, many of Worsel's troopers died.

    Children of the Lens

  • So shall your thorns be known only to each other in such fragrant clustering, and never known at all to Men unless they insensately persist in giving you their hands.

    Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 20, August 13, 1870

  • But it was not until the monstrosities had been gruesomely carved and torn apart, literally to bits, that they ceased their insensately voracious attacks.

    Galactic Patrol

  • Though the heart of woman should never be trusted, he believed in a woman all the more insensately, because he supposed her faithful to himself and treacherous to her son.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX

  • Steel-braced, clumsy helmets touching, the two Terrestrials stared spell-bound into the plate; watching while the insensately vicious intelligences within the sphere brought its every force to bear upon another and larger sphere which was now so close as to be plainly visible.

    Spacehounds of IPC

  • There were four practically simultaneous detonations -- silent, but terrific explosions as the pent-up internal energy of solid pentavalent nitrogen was instantaneously released -- and the four insensately murderous spheres disappeared into jagged fragments of wreckage, flying wildly away from the centers of explosion.

    Spacehounds of IPC


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