Definition of 'affecting'
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They did come, my lord,' said Rakewell, affecting a serious tone. THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY (2002)I wonder how this disaster is affecting her famous detachment. THE KINDEST USE A KNIFE (2002)Dorothy was saying: `There is something so affecting about weddings. THE BLACK OPAL (2002)
The drug must still have been affecting him, or else his nerves were shot. THE TRAIL OF TERROR (THE THREE INVESTIGATORS MYSTERIES NO 39) (2002)
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