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ravine
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

12 uses
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Definition
a deep narrow steep-sided valley — especially one formed by running water
  • It's a solid hike through the trees, beyond the boathouse and the lake, and along a deep ravine.
    Chapter 12 (1% in)
  • "This ravine's a bit tricky.
    Chapter 12 (2% in)
  • We cross the ravine, walking over a small bridge into a spot where the trees open to form a small circular clearing.
    Chapter 12 (2% in)
  • We chase it to the ravine.
    Chapter 35 (56% in)
  • When I reach the ravine, Ann and Pippa are poised on the edge, breathing hard.
    Chapter 35 (68% in)
  • My boot sends showers of dirt and rocks into the ravine, and I have to grab hold of a low-lying root to keep from falling in.
    Chapter 35 (70% in)
  • Again till there's nothing moving in the ravine but her and creatures too small to detect from where we stand above her.
    Chapter 35 (76% in)
  • When they move away, the thing at the bottom of the ravine no longer resembles a deer above the neck.
    Chapter 35 (78% in)
  • The only time he stops is when we pass the ravine and the corpse of the deer we've left there.
    Chapter 37 (13% in)
  • He's carrying a shovel, and I know that he's going back to what he couldn't ignore in the ravine.
    Chapter 37 (66% in)
  • The frail beauty of the word takes root in me as I make my way back through the woods, past the caves and the ravine, where the earth has accepted the flesh of the deer, leaving nothing but a bone or two, peeking above Kartik's makeshift grave, to prove that any of this ever happened.
    Chapter 39 (75% in)
  • Across the ravine, I see her in the dry crackle of leaves.
    Chapter 39 (94% in)

There are no more uses of "ravine" in A Great and Terrible Beauty.

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