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  • They have serrated edges like a steak knife and they sawed through the board and my bones as if they were tissue paper.†   (source)
  • There were two Chicom grenades, too—those bottle-shaped grenades, with the fat part serrated and the fuse cord at the pipelike end of the bottleneck.†   (source)
  • Vlad stalked off, shooting a serrated look at Mr. Lisbon and muttering about breadfruit and jackfish and crabs and how unappreciated he was.†   (source)
  • She had always missed my teeth—their small rounded serrations had fascinated her as she watched me grow.†   (source)
  • These were curved, with serrated edges.†   (source)
  • Its claws were also white, like polished ivory, and slightly serrated on the inside curve.†   (source)
  • It was a shadow darker than the shadows, more regular than the serrated patchwork of buttresses and crevices and columns that mottled the face of the cliff.†   (source)
  • Deborah screamed, her hand shooting out of the dishwater, gripping a serrated steak knife.†   (source)
  • Something sharp, serrated maybe ...†   (source)
  • In a few months this ponytailed man would be beheaded, nape-first with a serrated knife to enhance discomfort, his headless body strung up by one ankle from an electricity pylon where it swayed legs akimbo until the shoelace his executioner used instead of rope rotted and gave way, no one daring to cut him down before that.†   (source)
  • A serrated knife, rusty and ragged.†   (source)
  • His teeth were sharp and serrated, like a shark's.†   (source)
  • Out of the four large windows facing the water she can see the sine curve of the coastline, the serrated firs in the distance, the glittery amethyst sea.†   (source)
  • Negotiating the serrated ridge presents no great technical hurdles, but the route is dreadfully exposed.†   (source)
  • Mallory drew her sword and serrated dagger.†   (source)
  • Every Friday, he would bring in some bagels, a serrated knife, and cream cheese.†   (source)
  • The serrate edges have dulled away.†   (source)
  • The air was so clear that the serrated rust and ochre ridges of the Karakoram's eighteen-thousand-foot foothills seemed close enough to touch.†   (source)
  • He cut again, aware that the only sound in this room was of two serrated knives cutting through meat into china, severing fibers.†   (source)
  • Whenever his seatmate stirred, Max merely opened one of the tins and held his nose while dangling the bulbous strip of pungent tripe above the goblin's sharp, serrated maw.†   (source)
  • After holding these, I never want to go back to serrated tin with wooden handles.†   (source)
  • Gnomes in serrated outfits that blew in the morning wind came out of the earth, came up in rows and columns.†   (source)
  • A long serrated silver knife lay alongside the plate.†   (source)
  • His judgment that the scientist selects facts, hypotheses and axioms on the basis of harmony, also left the rough serrated edge of a puzzle incomplete.†   (source)
  • Finally he inserted narrow forceps with serrated jaws.†   (source)
  • Serrated blade.†   (source)
  • Each man was given an identical knife with blades that were serrated and razor sharp.†   (source)
  • At the base of the bristles was a broad serrated knife.†   (source)
  • Their driver, a balding man with gently serrated teeth, shakes Celia's hand with fingers the texture of cork.†   (source)
  • He took a long pull from the bottle and in seconds he was before the mirror, holding the serrated knife from dinner.†   (source)
  • It was not on the horizon, but beyond it-a single serrated peak, climbing up over the edge of the world, its lower slopes hidden as the bulk of an iceberg is concealed below the water-line.†   (source)
  • While I sat there, the last canyons gave up their shadows to the night, and only the stars remained, and the dark, serrated rims of far-off mountains.†   (source)
  • I also free the knife — it's a fine one with a long sharp blade, serrated near the handle, which will make it handy for sawing through things — and slide it into my belt.   (source)
    serrated = having points along the edge (like a saw)
  • I was in the underpass and he was coming towards me, one slap across the mouth and then his fist raised, keys in his hand, searing pain as the serrated metal smashed down against my skull.†   (source)
    serrated = having points along the edge -- like a saw, some knives, and some leaves
  • Butler felt a cold pain as the serrated ivory pierced his chest.†   (source)
  • He lunged toward her, reaching out with his serrated claws.†   (source)
  • Even here, on the point of death, his name tore against my unhealed wounds like a serrated edge.†   (source)
  • A serrated knife, just as I thought†   (source)
  • In the center of the yard there was a lake of debris, vast and deep: leaking car batteries, tangles of insulated copper wire, abandoned transmissions, rusted sheets of corrugated tin, antique faucets, smashed radiators, serrated lengths of luminous brass pipe, and on and on.†   (source)
  • The sun winked off its serrated edge.†   (source)
  • Occasionally the Consul would see the "mud towers of architect ants, some of their serrated structures near the river reaching almost ten meters in height.†   (source)
  • Downstairs, Terry handed her a cheap serrated knife with a plastic handle, a slippery stack of white plastic garbage bags, and a wire-bound notebook with a pen clipped to it to keep track of "inventory," as she called it.†   (source)
  • Finally, for a few seconds, the smoke parts long enough for von Rumpel to peer into the serrated maze of the city and pick out what he's looking for: the upper section of a tall house with a broad chimney.†   (source)
  • Their mouths were full of serrated shark teeth, row on row of them, and their claws glinted like straight razors.†   (source)
  • The wood cracked between her serrated teeth as she bit down, and then it and the meat vanished into the fiery depths of her belly.†   (source)
  • It was blind, she saw, a thick line of serrated teeth running like a zipper across its forehead where eyes should be.†   (source)
  • Thereupon Saphira arched her neck, and a jet of blue flame emanated from between her serrated fangs and splashed against the scree, blackening the lichen, which released a bitter smell as it burned.†   (source)
  • She carried a tall, white-bladed spear in one hand and a shield shaped like a birch leaf—its edges were even serrated like a leaf—in the other.†   (source)
  • Isabelle felt as if she were trapped behind a glass wall, able to see everything but unable to move—watching, frozen, as a demon seized a fleeing boy and lifted him bodily off the ground, sinking its serrated teeth into his shoulder.†   (source)
  • She had frizzy red hair, green eyes, and a serrated knife, which she was shaking in the face of a six-foot-seven guy outside the door marked x. "Again with the pig's head?"†   (source)
  • Two demons were approaching: a Ravener, with its alligator-like body and serrated teeth, its scorpion tail curling forward over its back, and a Drevak, its pale white maggot-flesh gleaming in the moonlight.†   (source)
  • It looks like it was a serrated blade.†   (source)
  • The Behemoth began a last, desperate series of convulsive spasms, its serrated jaws clacking together as it thrashed—and then it was gone, only a viscous puddle of green fluid steaming on the cobblestones where it had been.†   (source)
  • Like its desiccated cousin, the fresh leaf had larger serrations and a confused map of veins.†   (source)
  • Thus on the morning of our summit bid, the only ropes strung along the precipitous serrations of the upper Southeast Ridge were a few ancient, tattered remnants from past expeditions that emerged sporadically from the ice.†   (source)
  • But as the sun sank behind the great granite serrations of Muztagh Tower to the west, and shadows raked up the valley's eastern walls, toward the bladed monoliths of Gasherbrum, Mortenson hardly noticed.†   (source)
  • But the serrated type will lash easier and more securely.†   (source)
  • In the human world we seldom see flatness, for the trees and houses and hedges give a serrated edge to the landscape.†   (source)
  • Three were the oval Mill bomb type, serrated, heavy iron with a spring level held down in position by a cotter pin with pulling rig attached.†   (source)
  • The only ornamentation was an embossed wreath of roses and serrated leaves around its rim.†   (source)
  • He scanned the rim where the serrated points speared the sky, and he found the zigzag crack.†   (source)
  • For instance, there were some mounds by the edge of the track, low, serrated, and touched with whitewash.†   (source)
  • The corners of wall bluntly rose, scarred and scrawled, to taper into towers and serrated peaks and pinnacled domes.†   (source)
  • Before us lay the dark bulk of the house, its serrated roof and bristling chimneys hard outlined against the silver-spangled sky.†   (source)
  • It was serrated, and between two spears of rock, directly in line with his position, showed a zigzag crack that at night would let through the gleam of sky.†   (source)
  • Dimensions (by estimation)—Greatest length, eleven feet; height, six feet; head, erect; nostrils, expansive; eyes, expressive and fierce; teeth, serrated and abundant; tail, horizontal, waving, and slightly feline; feet, large and hairy; talons, long, curvated, dangerous; ears, inconspicuous; horns, elongated, diverging, and formidable; colour, plumbeous-ashy, with fiery spots; voice, sonorous, martial, and appalling; habits, gregarious, carnivorous, fierce, and fearless.†   (source)
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