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infinite
used in The Lords of Discipline

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Definition
unlimited; without boundaries; or too numerous to count
  • Some were so diffident and fearful that in their fragile reticence often lived the truest, most infinitely prized beauty.
    Chapter 1.2 (31% in)
  • Young girls have an infinite capacity for being attracted to the wrong sort of men.
    Chapter 1.2 (43% in)
  • It made me feel infinitely superior to these trembling, perspiring newcomers.
    Chapter 1.7 (37% in)
  • The Institute was making us stupid; irretrievably, tragically, and infinitely stupid.
    Chapter 1.10 (38% in)
  • The sobs broke out of him in regular intervals, loud, and infinitely sad.
    Chapter 1.14 (43% in)
  • In the shadows behind Poteete I saw the almost imperceptible movements of someone coming slowly along the rail, moving with infinite patience, silent as a lynx.
    Chapter 1.14 (76% in)
  • You can't endure the life in the barracks because you are infinitely superior to all of us.
    Chapter 1.14 (85% in)
  • The plebe system, then, infinitely reduced, was a grammarian's war between two pronouns and, infinitely extended, contained the elements of the major war of the twentieth century.
    Chapter 2.17 (23% in)
  • The plebe system, then, infinitely reduced, was a grammarian's war between two pronouns and, infinitely extended, contained the elements of the major war of the twentieth century.
    Chapter 2.17 (23% in)
  • Taps sounded through the barracks with all the old infinite sadness of finality.
    Chapter 3.22 (81% in)
  • The odor of the marsh was so urgent and strong, so evocative of the Atlantic and infinite fertility, that the breeze that lifted the sheets from my body smelled of trout and shad and mullet and flowed in a secret renegade creek through our room.
    Chapter 3.22 (82% in)
  • Then we heard the General's voice again as he intoned solemnly, "In the mystery of the circle, in the mystery of shape, of the shape without end, of the infinite form, the perfect form, I bind you to the brotherhood.
    Chapter 3.26 (47% in)
  • An historian is required to have infinite patience.
    Chapter 3.27 (63% in)
  • Here, then, at last, was divinity, the limitless mystery, the infinite strength of women.
    Chapter 4.31 (7% in)
  • During my wait, my mind teemed with infinite dramas and innumerable possibilities of things that might have gone wrong at Molligen's house: suspicious neighbors, dogs, cruising patrol cars, a desperate struggle in the darkness that could have left my roommates badly injured, or even the simple bad luck of Molligen spending the night out with his fiancee.
    Chapter 4.36 (26% in)
  • "Will," Mark said, looking up at me with his large and infinitely sad eyes.
    Chapter 4.44 (91% in)
  • "It makes you feel infinitely superior to them, Will," Tradd said.
    Chapter 4.48 (89% in)
  • The blaze had been spectacular and infinitely satisfying.
    Chapter 4.49 (71% in)

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