She survived initiation, the wilds, border skirmishes, whippings.
Sabaa Tahir -- An Ember in the Ashes
So every purchase initiated or prompted by a recommendation you make raises your Conversion Rate.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
It had been initiated by Asia, who didn’t actually live in B and was chased out.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
He initiated legal proceedings to gain custody of their children and became intent on publicly disgracing his wife by exposing her infidelity and revealing her relationship with a black man.
Bryan Stevenson -- Just Mercy
I didn’t wish to think that it was she who had initiated this moment but there was nothing to indicate otherwise.
Chang-rae Lee -- A Gesture Life
Initiating blood scan for letumosis-carrying pathogens.
Marissa Meyer -- Cinder
Normally such a command from me would’ve initiated a prison lockdown situation, with all the mortals dropping to their bellies to await my further orders.
Rick Riordan -- The Trials of Apollo
Even though my father initiated their courtship, their marriage had to be arranged by their parents, or at least seem to be.
Leon Leyson -- The Boy on the Wooden Box
If I were a publisher, I would immediately initiate a series of books for kids who have to cope with the death of their mother or father.
Holly Goldberg Sloan -- Counting by 7s
Thackeray was a big boy—he had been fourteen when he died, following his initiation as an apprentice to a master house painter: he had been given eight copper pennies and told not to come back without a half-a-gallon of red and white striped paint for painting barber’s poles.
Neil Gaiman -- The Graveyard Book
Some kind of initiation or something?
Edward Bloor -- Tangerine
You also need an initiator, tampers and pushers, and ideally a neutron reflector to push neutrons back in the pit.
David Baldacci -- Zero Day
We remain in this rhythm for several minutes, neither of us wanting to be the first to initiate the kiss.
Colleen Hoover -- Hopeless
The board was the one group that could initiate measures strong enough to reverse the hopelessness of the Yamacraw School.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
For by now, in addition to the workers whom we wanted to initiate into the system, we had three more permanent boarders: Thea Dacosta, Meta Monsanto, and Mary Itallie.
Corrie Ten Boom -- The Hiding Place
For the initiate ours is a cruel language, its freaky orthography and idiosyncrasies never so absurdly apparent as on the printed page, and Sophie’s skill at reading and writing always lagged behind her—to me—fetchingly erratic speech.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
Maybe if I ignored him, he’d eventually give up initiating conversation.
Becca Fitzpatrick -- Hush, Hush
Rite of initiation.
James Patterson -- 1st to Die
Did a group of people sit around and cast their votes on initiating the Hunger Games?
Suzanne Collins -- Mockingjay
Eventually the boys initiated a call-and-response chant.
Warren St. John -- Outcasts United
Is he simply working the Lover Boy angle he initiated at the interview?
Suzanne Collins -- The Hunger Games
Then he would show his wealth by initiating his sons into the ozo society.
Chinua Achebe -- Things Fall Apart
In late January, Principal Caden had initiated the idea.
Alice Sebold -- The Lovely Bones
We began to meet every night to initiate them.
John Knowles -- A Separate Peace
Did they not notice I initiated the conversation in Lingala?
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Poisonwood Bible
I alone will initiate contact, the Teacher had informed him.
Dan Brown -- The Da Vinci Code
They don’t initiate anything; they don’t even choose.
Toni Morrison -- Song of Solomon
"Count yourself initiated," she said.
Sue Monk Kidd -- The Secret Life of Bees
There he initiated girls into the mysteries of sex.
Maya Angelou -- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
He knew this, because a few months earlier, he’d written George Gey: I am interested in the racial origin of the person from whom your HeLa cell line was initiated.
Rebecca Skloot -- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Are these the only initiates in the whole city?
Rick Riordan -- The Red Pyramid
However, accept what I propose to you as an initiation into Parisian life—a life of politeness, visiting, and introductions.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
And when I finish my story, the question that comes up the most is the one that initiated this quest: "What made the difference?"
Wes Moore -- The Other Wes Moore
My strange and self-abuse Is the initiate fear that wants hard use:— We are yet but young in deed.
William Shakespeare -- Macbeth
In fact, I feel as if I’ve somehow been initiated into the victors’ circle.
Suzanne Collins -- Catching Fire
So long as men desire to live together, no man may initiate-do you hear me?
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
He had initiated contact.
Ellen Hopkins -- Burned
And for the first time in heaven, he initiated his contact, he came to her, ignoring the leg, ignoring all the ugly associations he had made about dance and music and weddings, realizing now that they were really about loneliness.
Mitch Albom -- The Five People You Meet in Heaven
The two young lieutenants nodded lumpishly and gaped at each other in stunned and flaccid reluctance, each waiting for the other to initiate the procedure of taking Major Danby outside and shooting him.
Joseph Heller -- Catch-22
Mr. Chamberlin initiated me into the mysteries of tree and wild-flower, until with the little ear of love I heard the flow of sap in the oak, and saw the sun glint from leaf to leaf.
Helen Keller -- Story of My Life