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bound
used in Change of Heart by Picoult

12 uses
  • His arms were fastened behind him, and his legs were bound together with what looked like a strap of leather.
  • Shay Bourne stared at the insect when it paused on the legal pad in front of him, and then in a jangle of metal, he raised his bound hands and crashed them down on the table to kill it.
  • I went through the rigmarole of having my wrists bound through the open trap so that when Whitaker had my door buzzed open I could be secured by Smythe while he investigated.
  • Alma hesitated, and then her voice went soft, the flannel-bound way she used to speak to me when the pain was so great that I could not see past it.
  • The more I learned about Jewish law the more I felt that, as a girl, I was bound to be considered unclean or limited or lacking.
  • Finally, the curiosity of finding gold instead led him to break it open—only to find thirteen papyrus books inside, bound in gazelle leather.
  • "If you were to take her claim seriously," Greenleaf said, "you'd see that what she's really asking for is a legally binding sentence to be massaged, because of a loophole called religion.
  • He was bound at the ankles and the wrists, with a belly chain to link the others; the links rattled as he shuddered into his seat beside me.
  • It was only when I was at seminary that I learned the correct translation was to bind.
  • This was nothing new; the mob would grow at leaps and bounds through the date of Shay's execution.
  • He reached for the tail of the veil wrapped around her face, which was level with his bound hands.
  • I had already assumed he'd ask that; an execution bound people together much like any other massive emotional moment—a birth, an armed robbery, a marriage, a divorce.

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