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vulnerable
used in The Lovely Bones

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Definition
easily hurt or in need of help; or easily influenced or subject to temptation
  • It was lovely, left him vulnerable and quivering on some edge and all he could hope was that if he begged him, my father would oblige and do it again.
    Chapter Eighteen (86% in)
  • That young girl in the mall whose pale legs had grown too long for her now-too-young dress and who had an aching vulnerability that went straight to both Len's and my own heart.
    Chapter Twenty (5% in)

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