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in a crude and unskilled manner

in an ingenuous manner

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He, too, had been reviewing the history of their lives-- and had seen her from her childhood to her present age, so sweet, so innocent, so charmingly simple, and artlessly fond and tender.
She remembered the likeness between herself and her mother's favourite pupil, as something which had been supposed to exist in past times; but she did not refer to the gift of the white dresses, or to the singular form of words in which the child had artlessly expressed her gratitude for them.
Ar rayed--I MUST say arrayed--arrayed artlessly in dazzling white paint as to wood and dark green as to ironwork the simple-minded distribution of these colours evoked the images of simple-minded peace, of arcadian felicity; and the childish comedy of disease and sorrow struck me sometimes as an abom inably real blot upon that ideal state.
From an aunt who can cajole artlessly to the short-tempered dad (brilliantly acted by Sanjay Mishra) hitting his grown boy with his slippers, DLKH replicates a reality that's familiar to some Indians.
What is intriguing about this interview is that the President bluntly told sated lies and artlessly twisted facts.
Transitions to and from these excerpts are artlessly written: "The book Papers: The Jacksonville Historical Society, a publication of the Jacksonville Historical Society.
And then devastatingly powerlessness - actor Lloyd Hutchinson gives a masterful and utterly believable performance as the story's tragic fulcrum, increasingly impotent with rage and visible internal conflict as the two young people fall artlessly in love.
Fear, jealousy, envy, powerlessness - actor Lloyd Hutchinson gives a masterful and utterly believable performance as the story's tragic fulcrum, increasingly impotent with rage and internal conflict as the two young people fall artlessly in love.
What I have been able to append to them, and also tell here, albeit artlessly, shows the genre is still alive and well and living, if perhaps on its last legs, on Arainn.
Supernatural spookiness as artlessly contrived as that punning title.
On a good walk I am always--at some point--reminded of those minutes when suddenly the cosmos and its being is open, its invisible and weightless pattern available for viewing, before it quickly vanishes, leaving us with only a bare memory that something perfect has been artlessly exposed.
In Macedonia, I have seen beautiful scenery of nature, and met artlessly diligent people.
Many critics soured on Zynga for artlessly appropriating talent from independent game developers by acquiring popular titles that it wants under the Zynga fold (such as "Draw Something").
I have, however, with reluctance been lured onto her bait by writing this, not because I hope to correct her views which I consider she has artlessly manufactured to justify her remit as a controversial journalist, but because this time I feel her observations are beyond the pale of decent humanity.