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trace
used in In Cold Blood

7 uses
  • And suppose the purchase of the poison could be traced to him?
    4 — The Corner (67% in)
  • It was as though the Indian blood had routed every trace of the Celtic strain.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (19% in)
  • A marvel, really, the ease with which Dick negotiated changes of mood; in a trice, all trace of meanness, of sullen bravura, had evaporated.
    2 — Persons Unknown (19% in)
  • Extremely potent, odorless, tasteless, is so completely absorbed once swallowed that no trace could ever be found in a dead body.
    2 — Persons Unknown (89% in)
  • Dewey, for example, had spent two wearying and wasted days trying to trace that phantom pair, the Mexicans sworn by Paul Helm to have visited Mr. Clutter on the eve of the murders.
    2 — Persons Unknown (92% in)
  • Gun drawn, he crept along the solemn lanes until, hearing laughter and tracing its sound, he saw that Hickock and Smith were not hiding at all but standing astride the as yet unmarked mass grave of Herb and Bonnie and Nancy and Ken-standing legs apart, hands on hips, heads flung back, laughing.
    3 — Answer (43% 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)

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