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  • adv. considerably


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  • Amanda Rankin, who had apparently gotten quite a bit of bottle courage before the prom, steadied herself on Dana's arm.

    Land of the Blind

  • I thought the picture made me look quite a bit more than twenty-four and that made me a little shivery.

    Grave Surprise

  • In her nationally syndicated column, Dr. Sylvia Rimm, who directs the Family Achievement Clinic at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation and is a clinical professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at Case School of Medicine, said, A few generations ago, it was typical to train babies quite a bit earlier than we do today.

    pottytrain your child in just one day

  • But that was also all he had time to say, because the next instant he had a holey right sock stuffed in his mouth, and after quite a bit of tying, he, too, had been transformed into a corncob.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • "You seem to make quite a bit of money, too," Corbett Lacey observed.

    Grave Surprise

  • It was filled to the rim with water and soap bubbles, even though the bubble layer had diminished quite a bit since Nilly had done his cannonball into it.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • “For a secluded district,” he said, “there seems to have been quite a bit of traffic in the valley of the Chyne.”

    Scales of Justice

  • William had done quite a bit of reading-out-loud practice ever since school had let out earlier that summer.

    William S. And The Great Escape

  • Rounding them up—stutter-stepping, feinting, lunging, and bending—takes quite a bit more energy and time than I anticipate.


  • My only employee was a guy named Chris Cupit, who had been a low-level staffer on the Forbes campaign and had previously tangled with Karl Rove quite a bit while working for a congressman from Texas.

    How to Rig an Election


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