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bound
used in And The Mountains Echoed

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1  —2 uses as in:
out of bounds; bounded on the east
Definition
a boundary or limit
  • His patience with her was boundless.
    Chapter 4 (35% in)
  • In her smile, Idris sees how little of the world he has known, even at thirty-five years of age, its savageness, its cruelty, the boundless brutality.
    Chapter 5 (51% in)

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  • I used to picture us as two leaves, blowing miles apart in the wind yet bound by the deep tangled roots of the tree from which we had both fallen.
    Chapter 9 (80% in)
  • Two creatures inextricably bound, blood formed in the marrow of one running in the veins of the other, their union permanent.
    Chapter 3 (14% in)
  • It was shortly after that that Parwana, with her mother, had found herself at a bazaar in another town, and there, at a stall that sold used books, she had spotted a beautiful notebook with crisp lined pages and a thick dark brown leather binding embossed along the edges.
    Chapter 3 (30% in)
  • A story is like a moving train: no matter where you hop onboard, you are bound to reach your destination sooner or later.
    Chapter 4 (2% in)
  • Bound now by their affection for Pari, Nila and her husband took all their meals together.
    Chapter 4 (53% in)
  • Pari is not yet bound to the wheelchair, an eventuality for which she has been preparing herself.
    Chapter 6 (90% in)
  • I can't help but see two people together out of a sense of genetic duty, doomed already to bewilder and disappoint each other, each honor-bound to defy the other.
    Chapter 8 (6% in)
  • But now I thought of her once more and of the ties that bound us.
    Chapter 9 (39% in)

There are no more uses of "bound" in And The Mountains Echoed.

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