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demonstrative

[dimon′strətiv]
pertaining to a concept or an action that accompanies and illustrates speech, such as indication of the size of an object with the hands. See also circum-speech.
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Nevertheless, I had demonstratively placed the poem on the first page of my book, and the censor had let it through
President Chen Shui-bian has demonstratively stayed out of the fray, saying he will leave any decision to the relevant government body in an apparent bid to avoid ruffling feathers within the military.
Instead he spent a demonstratively low-key morning doing volunteer work such as giving massages and feeding patients at a hospital in Ilan County.
It can be referred demonstratively to nothing in the world that already exists.
I'm not sure we can continue to support an alternative, which, theoretically and now demonstratively is less effective," he said.
The overly friendly relations between Poles and peasants demonstratively encouraged by local priests would have to be resisted with renewed and intensified efforts.
In any case, Lamarr seems to have had a penchant for burning bridges: in 1933 when she converted to Catholicism; in 1937 when she left her husband; in 1950, when she sold all of her worldly possessions in a very public auction, demonstratively leaving Hollywood in order to move to Mexico; in 1955, when she moved to Texas.
At the same time, the building infrastructure must be demonstratively reliable, free of the technical inadequacies of the past.
Amichai is fascinated by the precision (diyyuk) of Hebrew grammar (dikduk) because it is demonstratively unpoetic, distanced by its dryness from pathos or melodrama.
As David Ogilvy, the advertising pioneer once observed, "If your product is not demonstratively better than your competitor's, it pays to use emotion.
Ten years ago, fans used to applaud demonstratively after Four Temperaments to save it from being taken out of repertory.