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used in The Bourne Identity

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terminate (stop) before completion
  • He was reported killed in an abortive coup.
    Chapter 16 (9% in)
  • He was convinced the woman walking beside him was the carrier of lethal commands that had been aborted by gunfire an hour ago, the orders having been issued by a faceless man who demanded obedience or death.
    Chapter 14 (41% in)
  • Yet whenever he did, he followed an abortive kill with a spectacular, unsolicited one, to uphold his stature.
    Chapter 17 (74% in)
  • Then he saw it, and in that unbelievable split half-second he knew the countdown was aborted.
    Chapter 18 (64% in)
  • Treadstone's aborted and you walk out free.
    Chapter 32 (82% in)
  • Yet the possibility of indiscriminate death caused by a killer in a window or on a rooftop was crazy; the police would come, the street blocked off, even a reverse trap aborted.
    Chapter 35 (14% in)

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