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  • But he's more practical than the mythic, death-dealing Anton Chigurh.

    Hits, Misses and Misters

  • This gives the composer plenty of opportunity to play with juxtapositions of high voices, and to set up Phaedra as an increasingly ferocious, death-dealing predator with designs on an innocent guy who just wants to be left alone with the ambiguously gendered Artemis.

    Divided Inside, in Theme and Structure

  • Imagine that the earth takes up arms to defend itself against invasion, that the hills, the streams, the gorges, the grottos are death-dealing machines which come out to meet the regular troops.

    George Washington’s First War

  • Of all the death-dealing things in the world, all of the alcohol poured down his throat, the depression, the raw meat for meals, it was a kid on a machine that brought an end to the Haze.

    Haze

  • From the beasts of prey and the cannibal humans down to the death-dealing microbes, no quarter is given; and daily, wider and wider areas of hostile territory, whether of a warring desert-tribe in Africa or a pestilential fever-hole like Panama, are made peaceable and habitable for mankind.

    THE HUMAN DRIFT

  • As he had long since bitterly learned, any white man was as much dynamite as was the mysterious death-dealing missile he sometimes employed.

    CHAPTER X

  • The pulse of war that beat from the West suggested the companionship of battling thousands; here was naught but silence, and himself, and possible death-dealing bullets from a myriad ambushes.

    War

  • Or maybe that was the death-dealing mold on the walls.

    candy bars, selling cars and satan

  • In a nation where such a high percentage of taxes go to military -- hence ultimately death-dealing -- pursuits, this teaching should give every tax-paying Christian long and troubled pause.

    Shane Claiborne: Give To Uncle Sam What Is Uncle Sam's: Tax Season War Resistance

  • For our money, Rage shines brightest when players juggle through their weapons, finding exactly the right death-dealing combo for each group they encounter.

    Rage – review

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