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determine
used in In Cold Blood

13 uses
  • He's plain determined that if he goes I go.
    4 — The Corner (91% in)
  • He determined to find the "special place" where Nancy had buried her pet, even though it meant combing the vast whole of River Valley Farm.
    2 — Persons Unknown (10% in)
  • A stiff-legged gait can reveal a rigid, unbending personality; a shambling walk a lack of determination"), Perry had said "I've always been an outstanding character detective, otherwise I'd be dead today.
    2 — Persons Unknown (43% in)
  • Strong character, high courage, hard work-it seemed that none of these were determining facto in the fates of Tex John's children.
    3 — Answer (30% in)
  • Dewey was determined to conceal from "the civilian population" any knowledge of a major break in the Clutter case-so determined that he decided to take into his confidence Garden City's two professional town criers: Bill Brown, editor of the Garden City Telegram , and Rob Wells, manager of the local radio station.
    3 — Answer (34% in)
  • Dewey was determined to conceal from "the civilian population" any knowledge of a major break in the Clutter case-so determined that he decided to take into his confidence Garden City's two professional town criers: Bill Brown, editor of the Garden City Telegram , and Rob Wells, manager of the local radio station.
    3 — Answer (34% in)
  • On his way out he walked past the ringing phone with determined indifference, and then hesitated.
    3 — Answer (43% in)
  • Alvin didn't want to, but I was determined.
    3 — Answer (59% in)
  • If he was determined to go ahead with it, he'd have to do it alone.
    3 — Answer (84% in)
  • If the escape succeeded, that was the course Dick had determined upon-to head for the Colorado mountains, and find there a cabin where he could hide until spring (alone, of course; Perry's future did not concern him).
    4 — The Corner (14% in)
  • Furthermore, said, Green, there was nothing in the Kansas statutes indicating that the physicians chosen to determine a defendant's mental condition must be of any particular qualification: "Just plain doctors.
    4 — The Corner (18% in)
  • Apparently the Reverend Dameron was determined young Andrews should answer not only to the Almighty, but also to more temporal powers, for it was his testimony, added to the defendant's confession, that settled matters.
    4 — The Corner (72% in)
  • The pioneers who founded Garden City were necessarily a Spartan people, but when the time came to establish a formal cemetery, they were determined, despite arid soil and the troubles of transporting water, to create a rich contrast to the dusty streets, the austere plains.
    4 — The Corner (98% in)

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

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