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  • With a flick of a sharp-nailed finger, Mauvais sliced away the black velvet choker with its white rose cameo from around her throat, reclaiming his gift.

    Etched in Bone

  • They are afraid, their sharp-nailed little hands dig into our adult flesh as, big-eyed, they urge us to run as soon as we heard the RATs, run, run away now.

    Our American King

  • He was led all the way out of the building, past the sharp-nailed guard and out onto the street.

    Chainer's Torment

  • Smiling, Djuvula prodded her escort with one sharp-nailed finger.

    Conan the Fearless

  • Alf, one of Mr Alf's most sharp-nailed subordinates had been set upon her book, and had pulled it to pieces with almost rabid malignity.

    The Way We Live Now

  • Alf’s most sharp-nailed subordinates had been set upon her book, and had pulled it to pieces with almost rabid malignity.

    The Way We Live Now

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