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  • For a moment Rasmussen thought he was hallucinating, but the jagged-edged silver craft remained resolutely solid.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • I suspect most of the people were there to hear Jimmy do the Mahler, an endlessly fascinating piece that alternates between the explosive and the meditational, between the sumptuous and the jagged-edged.

    Howard Kissel: From Carnegie Hall to the Frick: A Week of Cultural Discoveries

  • He carried a jagged-edged saw in one hand and a short, keen-edged ax in the other, looking a lot like the star of a slasher film, she suddenly realized.

    A Stitch Before Dying

  • Turning back, her shadow stretching before, she picked up a stone, a jagged-edged, ugly thing, and hefted it thoughtfully.

    GLASS HOUSES • by TW Williams

  • We'd been dancing our butts off on the grass in the cold night air, under the moon in the park, with the bonfire casting enormous jagged-edged shadows all around us.

    The Puppet Maker

  • Scattered through the yellow flag are stems of horsetail bearing spiky, concentric whorls of leaves, and below them the jagged-edged leaflets of the meadowsweet are just starting to appear.

    Country diary

  • Why does the media, then, take a jagged-edged hatchet to the intellectual arguments for Christianity?

    LOSING OUR RELIGION

  • Untreated, it was a jagged-edged hole the approximate diameter of the end of her thumb, and dark around the edges with dried blood; more blood oozed from the center to run in scarlet rivulets down the sleek planes of his back.

    Shameless

  • He did, sliding a short, jagged-edged knife from his waistband and standing between Rocky and the car door.

    Thieves Like Us

  • For every good word they are forced to say about him, there's an awful jagged-edged pen-knife-stabbing ahead or below it.

    Haiti: Ezili's HLLN blasts Miami Herald's coverage of Jean Juste Memorial

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