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"Here’s an itemized schedule of deductions from the year Kennedy was assassinated.
Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
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itemized itemize itemizing itemization itemizes itemizer
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  • "Here’s an itemized schedule of deductions from the year Kennedy was assassinated.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Types of shovels, picks, gloves, and so forth were itemized, as well as the vital need to properly maintain them.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • When Deborah officially divorced Pullum in 2006, she had to itemize her income as part of a request for the judge to waive her filing fee.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • When Uncle Al discovers that city officials have yet to itemize the Fox Brothers baggage stock, a handful of nondescript horses get spirited from one stable tent to another.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants

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  • And as she looked at an itemized bill for plumbing her left hand strayed to her neck and touched the chain.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • For three hours, she’d listened to Bob drone on and on about itemized deductions and capital gains distributions, depreciation and 401(k) rollovers.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • I first gave a general overview of my travels, itemizing the money we had received and the offers of training.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Understand, I didn’t itemize all this the moment he walked in.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • This time all her parents have had to do is bring down the boxes from a closet shelf, retrieve the jewels from the safety deposit box, find the itemized list for the caterer.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • That Service is ludicrously starved, of course, but the funds are administered by a few men who do not call for vouchers or present itemized accounts.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim

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  • The dispersal of the rest was rather minutely itemized: the taxes and improvements on the Lake Geneva estate had come to almost nine thousand dollars; the general up-keep, including Beatrice’s electric and a French car, bought that year, was over thirty-five thousand dollars.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • He wants to stop so he can measure the college boy, look him up and down in an itemizing way.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • It’s a habit of mine, itemizing all the clothes I’m wearing, as though for a fashion page.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • Her letter itemized the children’s illnesses, the high prices in Alaska, and expressed regret that they had ever had to leave Germany.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • Others are made by torturing nouns with harsh affixes, as /to burglarize/ and /to itemize/, or by groping for the root, as /to resurrect/.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • With the purchase of works of art, he was tentative at first, buying only two "small laughing busts," as he recorded, then a plaster statue of Hercules and two portraits that he itemized only as "heads."
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Then I unpack all the rest of my shopping and get out my little silver notebook to itemize my purchases.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • She was wearing a fortune or two of sapphires here and there on her body, too; I won’t itemize.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • The book says you should begin by itemizing every single purchase in a single normal spending day and plot it on a graph.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • The odd sound of the caller’s voice, leveled-out, with faint tremors at the edges, odd little electronic storms, like someone trying to make a human utterance out of itemized data.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Not even the most bilious purist would think of objecting to /to affiliate/, /to itemize/, /to resurrect/ or /to Americanize/ today, and yet all of them gave grief to the judicious when they first appeared in the debates of Congress, brought there by statesmen from the backwoods.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Business, Personal Finance, Law
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