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Usage examples for moderately

  1. Bunches very large, sometimes weighing eight or nine pounds, moderately compact; shouldered. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  2. In shape they are regular moderately elongated ovals; the shell is strong, firm, and moderately glossy. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  3. A deep and moderately rich loam is the best soil for the cherry; very rich soil causes too rapid growth, which makes the tree tender. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  4. Logwood blacks can be readily distinguished from nearly all other blacks, in that by treatment with moderately strong hydrochloric acid they turn a bright red. – The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics by Franklin Beech
  5. How glorious would be such a distinction, how much to be wished for, and yet how little to be expected by any one who is moderately acquainted with the world! – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  6. Also, he will resort moderately to the use of perfumes, which, however, always expose beauty to injurious suspicions. – The Physiology of Marriage, Part I. by Honore de Balzac
  7. The Embassy servant came briskly to him, rubbing his hands after having put a moderately heavy case of documents on top of the waiting pile. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  8. Indeed he almost wished he could will it all away, and be just an independent, moderately successful solicitor, able to please himself in all things; instead of bound by the demands of party and position. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  9. It consists in wearing night and day, a girdle to repress the stomach, by moderately clasping it. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  10. As you know, the moon was very bright and any object moderately near was plainly visible. – The-Darrow-Enigma by Severy, Melvin Linwood
  11. It was a square room, moderately clean, furnished only with a table and two chairs. – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  12. By the end of the week he had settled down to his business life, and was feeling moderately comfortable and happy in his new surroundings. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  13. 1; sleep but very moderately, and take much Exercise. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
  14. They are a heritage from the past, and have become the common property of all intelligent persons who are even moderately well- educated. – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  15. The shell is moderately fine, but with only a very slight gloss. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  16. " It isn't as if you weren't practically brother and sister, Richie," Miss Toland said moderately. – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  17. If she be handsome and can turn a tune moderately well, I shall be willing to wager a fair young planet against the moon that you will propose to her in a week. – Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World by James Cowan
  18. The buttons seemed to me to be of glass or crystal, and the men were perhaps of moderately high rank. – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  19. When he had replaced his pocket- book, he found himself approached by a man on his own side of the table, a member of Parliament like himself, with whom he was on moderately friendly terms. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
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