Reid was not of the slow, calculative, lead-balanced type of himself.
Tim took her up quickly on it, a gleam in his calculative eye, as if he saw a convincing way opening ahead of him.
"Maybe I was, and I've got rough edges on me," Taterleg returned, looking up at him with calculative eye.
Keenly forward, almost precocious on the calculative side, she had remained singularly untroubled on the emotional side.
That also had been reasoned out in a cool and calculative way.
How can Daun, if himself merely speculative, calculative, hope that Soltikof will continue acting?
late 14c., from Late Latin calculationem (nominative calculatio), noun of action from past participle stem of calculare "to reckon, compute," from Latin calculus "reckoning, account," originally "pebble used in counting," diminutive of calx (genitive calcis) "limestone" (see chalk (n.)).