Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "instinctive":

  1. An instinctive suspicion almost made Hugh refuse the loan; he felt as if he would rather be indebted to any man alive than to the person who offered it; but he was so fearfully " hard up" that he had not the courage to decline. - "Barren Honour: A Novel", George A. Lawrence.
  2. She had not grown used to the novelty of being included, but any instinctive objections to the plan were promptly silenced by Mrs. Condor's enthusiastic approval. - "The Blood Red Dawn", Charles Caldwell Dobie.
  3. And first of all, but for the instinctive sense of danger the telegraph wires would never have spoken a warning to my excited fancy; and this manifest feeling of apprehension, though I strove hard to conceal it, held the man in the box at bay. - "Idle Hour Stories", Eugenia Dunlap Potts.