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precise
used in City of Bones

12 uses
  • You instructed me yourself in the precise art of killing.
    Chapter 23 (67% in)
  • She was beautiful, for a human—long hair nearly the precise color of black ink, charcoaled eyes.
    Chapter 1 (14% in)
  • I am the bane of her existence," Clary said, mimicking her mother's precise phrasing with only a slight twinge of guilt.
    Chapter 2 (8% in)
  • "Precisely," said Jace.
    Chapter 5 (32% in)
  • She chose to live in this house precisely because—
    Chapter 7 (82% in)
  • Precisely because of your stupid little feud.
    Chapter 12 (67% in)
  • It was a child's first memory of light falling through crib bars, the recollected scent of rain and city streets, the pain of unforgotten loss, the sting of remembered humiliation, and the cruel forgetfulness of old age, when the most ancient of memories stand out with agonizingly clear precision and the nearest of incidents are lost beyond recall.
    Chapter 13 (27% in)
  • He cut her off with brutal precision.
    Chapter 13 (71% in)
  • His accent had faded, his words more precise and clipped now.
    Chapter 14 (66% in)
  • It's not a rock, precisely.
    Chapter 17 (32% in)
  • It was at precisely that moment that Simon threw open the bedroom door and stepped out into the hall.
    Chapter 17 (59% in)
  • Jace swore under his breath with vicious precision.
    Chapter 19 (56% in)

There are no more uses of "precise" in City of Bones.

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