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debris
used in In Cold Blood

3 uses
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Definition
pieces of something that has been destroyed; or trash that is lying around
  • Mr. Clutter now fed Babe the core of his apple, calling good morning to a man raking debris inside the corral-Alfred Stoecklein, the sole resident employee.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (13% in)
  • Of these, she liked best one that showed them sitting in a leaf-dappled light amid picnic debris and looking at one another with expressions that, though unsmiling, seemed mirthful and full of delight.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (75% in)
  • He had never attended an execution, and when on the midnight past he entered the cold warehouse, the scenery had surprised him: he had anticipated a setting of suitable dignity, not this bleakly lighted cavern cluttered with lumber and other debris.
    4 — The Corner (94% in)

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