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used in The Lovely Bones

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secretive or difficult to understand
  • It was cryptic, sort of a Confucius-says answer, but it worked on almost every civilian.
    Chapter Five (52% in)
  • They would pass by the other campers voicing cryptic, seemingly meaningless life spans: "1769 to 1821," "1770 to 1831."
    Chapter Ten (4% in)

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