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vulnerable
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
easily hurt or in need of help; or easily influenced or subject to temptation
  • He liked to observe emotions; they were like red lanterns strung along the dark unknown of another's personality, marking vulnerable points.
    1.1 Part 1 Chapter 1 — The Theme (77% in)
  • She liked his face, and she could still see the peculiar sadness in his eyes when he said to her father one evening, sitting on the terrace in the fading light, pointing to Francisco's figure in the garden, "That boy is vulnerable.
    1.5 Part 1 Chapter 5 — The Climax of the D'Anconias (24% in)
  • Businessmen are peculiarly vulnerable these days.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (36% in)
  • No vulnerable point?
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (49% in)
  • Such a lien is not to be paid off; the more you pay them, the more they will demand; the greater the values you seek or achieve, the more vulnerably helpless you become.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (96% in)

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