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dispose
used in In Cold Blood

9 uses
  • The same place where the three he disposed of were buried.
    4 — The Corner (88% in)
  • On entering the house, the killer first disposed of the telephone installations-one in Mr. Clutter's office, the other in the kitchen-and then, after cutting the wires, he went to Mr. Clutter's bedroom and awakened him.
    2 — Persons Unknown (6% in)
  • Yesterday, after studying the papers, Perry had put the same question, and Dick, who thought he'd disposed of it ("Look.
    2 — Persons Unknown (16% in)
  • From there, after purchasing by check a diamond engagement ring and diamond wedding band, they drove to a pawnshop to dispose of these items.
    2 — Persons Unknown (27% in)
  • The answer was that they had very little, for they had by now mostly disposed of the stuff acquired the day of the Kansas City check-passing spree-the camera, the cuff links, the television sets.
    2 — Persons Unknown (53% in)
  • Now, while she was listening for the doorbell, she made a final tour, pausing to dispose of a speck of lint or alter an arrangement of Christmas poinsettias.
    3 — Answer (23% in)
  • Among the elements contributing to Dewey's confidence was the recovery of the radio and pair of binoculars the murderers had stolen from the Clutter house and subsequently disposed of in Mexico City (where, having flown there for the purpose, K.B.I. Agent Harold Nye traced them to a pawnshop).
    4 — The Corner (5% in)
  • Assisting at the disposal of his possessions was their final service, for today was their last day at River Valley Farm; the property had been leased to an Oklahoma rancher, and hence forward strangers would live and work there.
    4 — The Corner (22% in)
  • Later, driving his father's car, he traveled forty miles over snow-slippery roads to Lawrence, the town where the University of Kansas is located; en route, he parked on a bridge, dismantled his lethal artillery, and disposed of it by dropping the parts into the Kansas River.
    4 — The Corner (68% in)

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