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  • He made no move to go, though, only sat staring down at his own hands, resting with blunt-tipped fingers splayed on his knees.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • Ava stood in his open doorway, peering down at him and tapping a blunt-tipped finger against her chin.

    Ecstasy in Darkness

  • Bryce had a hard time getting the scissors around the edge of the cap, because they were blunt-tipped.

    The New Yorker Stories

  • Not blunt-tipped fencing foils or sabres, but real, true weapons, the kind you saw depicted in gruesome battle scenes on woven tapestries or stained-glass windows.

    KNIGHTLEY ACADEMY

  • He made no move to go, though, only sat staring down at his own hands, resting with blunt-tipped fingers splayed on his knees.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • He made no move to go, though, only sat staring down at his own hands, resting with blunt-tipped fingers splayed on his knees.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • Ava stood in his open doorway, peering down at him and tapping a blunt-tipped finger against her chin.

    Ecstasy in Darkness

  • Not blunt-tipped fencing foils or sabres, but real, true weapons, the kind you saw depicted in gruesome battle scenes on woven tapestries or stained-glass windows.

    KNIGHTLEY ACADEMY

  • They showed that the long-snouted species M. superciliosus and M. leedsi had rather straight, robust, blunt-tipped teeth that belonged to the ‘crunch’ feeding guild, while broad-skulled species like M. cultridens had slender, slightly compressed, carinate teeth (carinae = cutting edges) that belonged to the ‘pierce’ guild.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Its skull was slender-jawed and, while its many subconical teeth were blunt-tipped, it lacked the huge tribodont teeth of Phalarodon.

    Archive 2006-06-01

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