Still, we sometimes found ourselves perusing a report out of pure curiosity.
I was ready to close the site from pure frustration when a notice of a recovered body caught my attention, big time.
"Is it possible that Amelie" (Mademoiselle Bourienne) "thinks I could be jealous of her, and not value her pure affection and devotion to me?"
She leaned her head back, closing her eyes and smiling with the pure pleasure of the moment.
The material was pure, and his art was pure; how could the result be other than wonderful?
Wide shoulders, chiseled chest, rippling abs … even his scent—of pure man mixed with the mystery of night—lured her like an animal falling for a hunter's bait.
For the first time in their history, they stood a real chance of turning a sordid love story into a pure one.
Alex turned to Carmen, his expression pure surprise.
The scent of pure woman sent a thrill through him, and he leaned forward.
You do not know the relief of brushing away a fly that has bitten you, nor the delight of eating delicious food, nor the satisfaction of drawing a long breath of fresh, pure air.
"Yes, Count," she would say, "he is too noble and pure-souled for our present, depraved world.
Boris, speaking with deliberation, told them in pure, correct French many interesting details about the armies and the court, carefully abstaining from expressing an opinion of his own about the facts he was recounting.
Rumors of the war with Bonaparte and his invasion were connected in their minds with the same sort of vague notions of Antichrist, the end of the world, and "pure freedom."
They carried weapons, too, and their eyes were pure black, their teeth pointed like Jared's.
You who are so pure can never understand being so carried away by passion.
A case of pure stupidity; picking up a hitchhiking teenager.
He'd never been mistaken for a gentleman, but the woman shimmered with a sweet, pure aura that made him feel obliged to behave.
No need to taint Fred's jury-pure mind.
But who knows if a shrub or flower is more or less pure, based on the distance from the sky?
She'd seen him take out a hospital administrator with pure logic to get his way to run a procedure on her.
What part of my … my pure confusion doesn't make sense to you?
He flung her on the bed, and she launched up, meeting a wall of pure male.
Her directness and pure courage-- there was no other word for her insubordinate address!-- amazed him.
She eased against him, awed by his pure strength yet determined not to appear as stupid as she felt.
The pure joy of it chased away all his doubts.
There's something pure and special about it.
A skip case, pure and simple.
He got loaded and went for a dip, pure and simple.
He eschewed the pulpit and stood in front of the altar, looking like a caricature of Ichabod Crane, gaunt and gangling, but the words from his mouth were pure silver.
He sensed a fear as deep as his fear of the underground, only he doubted a woman accustomed to the pure inner city of Tiyan ever experienced such fear or pain.
Even our spy does not know the source of magic that makes the Springs flow pure with life.
The pure can resist evil, dark lady.
It was beautiful, far too pure and good for a man like Memon.
She said her blood was too pure for me.
Her breathing was hard, her wild look one of pure anger and fear.
It must remain pure, it must - - She spoke fast but faltered as he raised the dagger to her forearm.
It is evil and would destroy us if it could, but in a host who is pure, it can do no harm.
In spite of the chase, the pure magnificence of the mountains overwhelmed him.
It was pure desire.
Jackson didn't speak; he just sat appreciating her expression of pure contentment.
He smelled of pure, primal man, his own scent mixed with sweat.
She couldn't yet determine if the action were pure chauvinism or old-fashioned civility.