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laceration
used in Betrayed: A House of Night Novel

8 uses
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Definition
a cut — especially of the skin — and often implying that the cut was not clean, but instead left jagged edges
  • Multiple lacerations, just like those other two kids.
    Chapter 31 (18% in)
  • Sources tell us that the teenager died of loss of blood associated with multiple lacerations, and that he might have been mauled by a large animal.
    Chapter 8 (73% in)
  • "From multiple lacerations and loss of blood," Marx said.
    Chapter 11 (7% in)
  • The lacerations were more than likely made by rocks, or perhaps even animals.
    Chapter 11 (11% in)
  • The last time I'd seen Heath he'd been unconscious and bleeding from multiple lacerations.
    Chapter 12 (35% in)
  • The cause of death is not being officially reported at this time, but sources have told Fox News that the boy died of blood loss through multiple lacerations.
    Chapter 17 (68% in)
  • Of course there is much speculation about these disappearances, especially since the medical examiner's report states that the cause of death of the other two abducted boys was blood loss from multiple bites and lacerations.
    Chapter 25 (96% in)
  • And while it is true that vampyres do not bite when they take blood from humans, the lacerations do follow a pattern that is consistent with vampyric feeding.
    Chapter 25 (97% in)

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