fifteen-degree love

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  • Even Jonah had been having second thoughts about the boys being too young and also being a surgeon about his hands after a day skiing in fifteen-degree temperatures.

    As Husbands Go

  • It took him a moment to see that the ship was listing; the floor was at perhaps a fifteen-degree angle.

    The Edge of the Sword

  • I ran barefoot down the stairs out of the building and into the fifteen-degree night wearing only my torn silver dress.

    Darkness Before Dawn

  • It resembled a long, stiff board that was inclined backward at about a fifteen-degree angle.

    Objective: Bajor

  • "Well, this P.E. has only a fifteen-degree axial tilt; the probes set the magnetic poles very near the ecliptic north and south, maybe fifteen degrees away from tilt."

    Chronicles of Pern, First Fall

  • George M took a fifteen-degree roll, then settled back down.

    The Sum of all Fears

  • Chicago's depth was changing quickly, as they dove at a fifteen-degree angle.

    Red Storm Rising

  • We have two sonar eyes for looking around and ahead, one sweeping the ship, another searching out a fifteen-degree path on either side of the bow.

    Ice Station Zebra

  • “Do you realize we’ve been standing here making out in the snow and the fifteen-degree weather for five minutes?”

    The Ex Games

  • He’s dressed in a heavy, decrepit coat dotted with stains, ripped jeans, and mismatched flip-flops despite the fifteen-degree weather on the streets above that reveal sore-laden feet and black toenails.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough People

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