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used in In Cold Blood

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fellow worker — especially in a respected profession such as teaching, medicine, or law
  • Dewey and his colleague K.B.I. Agent Clarence Duntz stood waiting for a free table in the Trail Room.
    3 — Answer (42% in)
  • Setbacks occurred-twice the wheat crop failed, and one winter he lost several hundred head of sheep in a blizzard; but after a decade Mr. Clutter's do-main consisted of over eight hundred acres owned outright and three thousand more worked on a rental basis-and that, as his colleagues admitted, was "a pretty good spread.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (13% in)
  • Dewey-and the majority of his colleagues, as well-favored the second hypothesis, which in many essentials followed the first, the important difference being that the killer was not alone but had an accomplice, who helped subdue the family, tape, and tie them.
    2 — Persons Unknown (7% in)
  • Members of the K.B.I, are partial to nicknames; Duntz is known as Old Man-unfairly, since he is not quite fifty, a burly but light-footed man with a broad, tomcat face, and Church, who is sixty or so, pink-skinned and professorial looking, but "tough "according to his colleagues, and "the fastest draw in Kansas," is called Curly, because his head is partly hairless.
    2 — Persons Unknown (11% in)
  • After he'd hung up, a colleague asked, "What's wrong?
    2 — Persons Unknown (14% in)
  • But even if the man's every word was gospel, Dewey and his colleagues had not yet unearthed one bit of solid supporting evidence-"courtroom evidence.
    3 — Answer (34% in)
  • Dewey addressed his colleague.
    3 — Answer (73% in)
  • The driver, via the rear-view mirror, glances at his colleague, attracts his eye, and Duntz slightly nods, as if in tribute.
    3 — Answer (91% in)
  • The article, printed in The American Journal of Psychiatry (July, 1960), and written in collaboration with three colleagues, Karl Menninger, Irwin Rosen, and Martin Mayman, states its aim at the outset: "In attempting to assess the criminal responsibility of murderers, the law tries to divide them (as it does all offenders) into two groups, the 'sane' and the 'insane.
    4 — The Corner (51% in)
  • In the opinion of Dr. Satten and his colleagues, Andrews' crime amounted to such an un-debatable example of diminished responsibility that the case offered an ideal chance to challenge the M'Naghten Rule in Kansas courts.
    4 — The Corner (71% in)

There are no more uses of "colleague" in In Cold Blood.

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