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  • "You're trying to stall me," Denzil said in a dis - tracted, low voice, his fingers nocking the crossbow bolt.

    Stalling

  • Unfortunately, he's caught in a clear-cut lie and he has tracted his previous positions in many steps.

    Hillary Hits Obama Over Latest Obama NAFTA Story

  • The Chinese-speaking missionaries tracted into our neighborhood when I was 12.

    Pilgrim’s Progress. | Mind on Fire

  • Black students are more likely to be tracted into vocational, than White students and less into college prepatory programs.

    Student Penalized by WSU for Right-Wing Views

  • If we tracted into a Jay-Dub home the discussion always seemed to devolve into a fruitless argument, with us harping on them for the backward notion that only 144,000 souls would be saved and dwell with God and them twitting us for the evil belief that we could become gods ourselves.

    Chapter 43: "Shazzmatazz"

  • He cx tracted the little square box and handed it to her.

    Rome's Revenge

  • He was trying to signal Gill, whose concentration had been dis - tracted by a passing pod of whales, when several of the dark spots lifted away from the cliffs entirely.

    Ilse Witch

  • He had obviously received some unsettling news for his face was flushed, his brows con - tracted.

    Dragons of a Fallen Sun

  • Prince Midalis knew what he was supposed to do-run past the dis - tracted monster, scoop up one chain as a rein, and mount it, straddling the orange line of fire to catch the other chain.

    Mortalis

  • Then he was being lifted onto a gurney, and bright sun - light against his closed lids was replaced by dimness as he was slid into the back of the private ambulance they'd con - tracted, and sirens blasting, they took off.

    Second Skin

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