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  • noun Plural form of clue.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of clue.


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  • Especially since this can be considered as a transitional volume and sets up a lot of events for the third book “The Daylight War” and as the title clues us in we are in for a bumpy ride.

    "The Desert Spear" by Peter Brett (Reviewed by Liviu Suciu and Mihir Wanchoo)

  • "I know you'll run down the murderer of my brother," Miss Rhoda exulted, while Miss Sarah began to babble volubly of what she called clues and evidence.

    Vicky Van

  • But Rosenbaum is interested in "clues," it's just that they're clues "about the nature of a true object of wonder, mystery and intricacy: the mind of Vladimir Nabokov, perhaps seen for the first time in the process of creation, giving us a glimpse of the alchemy with which he transformed pencil lead to gold."

    October 2009

  • But even without the complete lack of subtlety, what Russell has done so far in finding two hidden immunity idols with no clues is pretty damn impressive.

    'Survivor: Samoa' preview: Can Russell do it again? |

  • Its strongest aspects are in the details of the investigation – how the FBI team teases out hard clues from a profile and follows them all up in order to narrow down the options to identify a chief suspect.


  • A thousand years from now, as historians sift through the remnants of our civilization in the hopes of learning where we went wrong, they may get clues from the KiS workout equipment that Joseph Fowler was pitching me Thursday afternoon in the lobby of the W Hotel on Union Square.

    Dumbbells Before the Fall

  • Which reports offer the most clues is not a matter of company size.

    Quarterly earnings reports will dictate markets' moves

  • The lateral movements of the head presumably enable the sensors on the head to pick up chemical clues from the environment.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • When it comes to our nation's future, millions of us will be glued to our television screens looking for clues from the election results.

    From the South Bronx to West Point

  • The Spainish were Catholic like the Italians and Irish yet I don't recall them experiencing the same clues from the gods, clues warning people of their gross disfavor (stereotypes and discrimination).

    Saturday morning rant (story v language)


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