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  • There was a kind of still intensity about her father, which made him dangerous, but Catherine hardly went so far as to say to herself that it might be part of his plan to fasten his hand—the neat, fine, supple hand of a distinguished physician—in her throat.

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  • Yoga keeps my body supple.
  • She is as supple as a gymnast.

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