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  • The computers are vulnerable to cyberattacks.
  • The team’s preferred style of defense is vulnerable to good outside shooters.
  • Feeling too vulnerable on the ground with my lopsided hearing, I scale a tree to wait.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • My skin feels sore and tingling and intensely vulnerable.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games

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  • Apparently, I’m too "vulnerable" for ferocity.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Had Alexandra ever pressed Jean Louise’s vulnerable points with awareness, she could have added another scalp to her belt, but after years of tactical study Jean Louise knew her enemy.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • The crazy inside Dad had infected me, weakened me so that when Finn smiled, I’d been vulnerable.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Even though Will lives across the street from me, I feel less vulnerable when I’m inside my house than I do two feet from him in a classroom.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • Vulnerable.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • A good-looking, vulnerable man—and fine, he may have killed his wife, but we don’t know that.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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  • Maybe, he thought, it was the unguarded, almost vulnerable way she stared into the distance.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • We’re vulnerable."
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • I felt so vulnerable, which I couldn’t understand.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • And my poor, vulnerable heart.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • "I don’t know . vulnerable."
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • Cassie, they have to get the most vulnerable to safety first.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • Vulnerable.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • You are as vulnerable and as wanted a target as he is.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • "Maybe we’ll have food in our bellies and a warm place to sleep, but we’ll still be out in the open, exposed, vulnerable, loopless . and Miss Peregrine is . is still "
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • There was nothing wrong with Pennsatucky that would have prevented her from living a perfectly happy life, but her problems made her vulnerable to drugs and to the men who had them on offer.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • It is about how easily we condemn people in this country and the injustice we create when we allow fear, anger, and distance to shape the way we treat the most vulnerable among us.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Her blue eyes were a little too wide set, her nose was just a bit too big, and red hair was always hard to pull off, but somehow these imperfections lent an air of vulnerability to her natural good looks, which most men would find arresting.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • The others took to leaping as high into the air as their bowed little legs would propel them; coming down with a satisfying thump on Albert’s vulnerable belly.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • I didn’t have to think too hard about it; candles were expensive and vulnerable to drafts, torches were dirty and dangerous.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Sunny asked, her voice sounding higher and milder than I’d heard for some years, more like when she was just-arrived, the tone cut-off and vulnerable and like that of anybody else.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • They’re pink and vulnerable as though they haven’t been used much.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • Now, whenever there was the slightest threat of illness, anyone infected was quarantined, kept far from the rest of the Colony’s vulnerable population—the last of the human race.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • The Mogadorians had planned well, picking that exact moment when they knew we were at our most vulnerable, when the planet’s Elders were gone.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • Still tense, but not as vulnerable as before.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • It was as if being ill had finally made him vulnerable.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Imagine feeling helpless, ashamed, completely vulnerable—publicly and brutally stripped of everything that makes you you.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • His scouts have an uncanny nose for vulnerable children.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • But I was doing it for the little people everywhere (I don’t mean dwarfs-1 just mean, you know, vulnerable people).
    Louise Rennison  --  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  • Perhaps he felt that even a person as despicable as T.J. needed someone he could call "friend," or perhaps he sensed T.J.’s vulnerability better than T.J. did himself.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • He looked very small and vulnerable sitting there alone in the big old-fashioned kitchen, a blond little boy in faded blue Dr. Dentons, his feet swinging a good six inches above the floor.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • It didn’t make him invincible to the whims of the Nazi occupiers, but it made him a lot less vulnerable than he had been when he was unemployed.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Her beauty and vulnerability cloud your perspective:’ "So you think she killed him?"
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • The trees are injured already; they’re weak and vulnerable.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • If there is one thing she hates most about being in the foster care system, it’s this dependence on people you barely know, your vulnerability to their whims.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • Everyone felt vulnerable, and no one wanted to say anything that would cause trouble.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • He’d had no idea, however, how vulnerable it would make him feel.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • It was getting a little embarrassing, and Lorenzo was already deeply vulnerable to any mockery.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Her long pale neck seems to him, as it passes, incredibly vulnerable.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • I feel like I’m vulnerable to more tears when he holds me because he feels so comforting.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • The moments of exposure—of dashing from cover to cover—grow longer as the trees begin to thin out, and the whole time we’re getting closer and closer to the line where the fringe of grass and growth disappears altogether and we will have to move out in the open, completely vulnerable.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • Looking at her now, I’m forced to admit to the vulnerability that she’s always been hiding behind every sexual innuendo and under every tight black dress.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • My feet were blue, and somehow pathetic and vulnerable, as I tried, first, to wrap them in old newspaper.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Are the young and brave as vulnerable as the old and slow?
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • How his pupils must have shrunk and then dilated, open and vulnerable.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • She was so vulnerable—her person, her religion, her customs, her way of life.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
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