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old-fashioned + literary
: what kind or sort of What manner of person could have committed such a crime? What manner of woman is she to have done something like that?

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“What manner of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/what%20manner%20of. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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