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fracture
used in BoneMan's Daughters

8 uses
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Definition
a crack (or break) of a hard object — such as bone or rock; or the act of cracking or breaking
  • Fractured by a traumatic event.
    Chapter 21 (64% in)
  • If he fractured, it would have been in the desert.
    Chapter 21 (66% in)
  • He is a desperate man, capable of only God knows what, but I don't think he's fractured."
    Chapter 21 (79% in)
  • Scaphoid fracture.
    Chapter 26 (15% in)
  • There was also a detailed drawing that showed how to break the thumb so as to collapse the hand, but leaving the victim with continued mobility in the rest of the hand, thus BoneMan's insistence that he begin with the scaphoid fracture.
    Chapter 26 (16% in)
  • And if one didn't apply just the right amount of pressure at the right angle when applying leverage, he was more likely to break the radius bone, which would complicate any subsequent fracture of the wrist bones because, as BoneMan put it, your leverage will be shot.
    Chapter 26 (24% in)
  • Likewise, Ryan possessed the strength to fracture Burton Welsh's scaphoid bone, but he was having trouble summoning that strength.
    Chapter 26 (32% in)
  • He wiped them on one of the towels, then wiped his face and his neck so that he wouldn't drip over the man when he resumed the position the drawings instructed him to take if he wanted to fracture the scaphoid cleanly.
    Chapter 26 (36% in)

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