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vulnerable
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
easily hurt or in need of help; or easily influenced or subject to temptation
  • LIKE FAITH, WHAT HARDY BELIEVED WAS NAKED, PLAIN, VULNERABLE.
    p. 528.1
  • And so the living room was a scene of idiocy and confusion, with Dan Needham spiraling toward one vulnerable antique after another, and my mother and grandmother colliding with Lydia's wheelchair while Grandmother barked this and that command regarding who should sit where.
    p. 49.1
  • You can see that this was a home already vulnerable to invasion by television.
    p. 262.4
  • And so Ethel stayed, and my grandmother grew old—old and restless to be entertained; she was vulnerable to invasion by television, too.
    p. 262.8
  • And with Germaine gone, / was vulnerable to invasion by television, too.
    p. 263.1
  • She laughs, and her endearingly stick-thin neck looks especially vulnerable in her clerical collar.
    p. 286.1
  • The Lake Forest attorney suggested that the school was vulnerable to a lawsuit in the case of a dismissal; that the whole faculty was "acting as a jury without the in-depth understanding of the case that was afforded to the Executive Committee."
    p. 336.8
  • SHE WAS FUNNY AND SEXY—AND SHE WAS VULNERABLE, TOO.
    p. 436.6

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