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  • Ivy lifted a shoulder in a defiant half-shrug, but did not answer.

    Crimson Wind

  • The other woman lifted her shoulder in a half-shrug.

    Crimson Wind

  • With an elegant half-shrug, Felicity left the rest of her sentence unspoken.

    Black Dust Mambo

  • Mc Kenna offered a half-shrug, expression bemused.

    Black Dust Mambo

  • He hunched his shoulders, with that odd half-shrug, something I hadn't seen him do in months.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • Augustine lifted his shoulder in an elegant and very European half-shrug.

    Black Dust Mambo

  • "But he didn't, and I did, " he added with a half-shrug.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • He drifted off apologetically, spreading his arms in a half-shrug to show her his concave chest and rounded potbelly.

    Blood Lure

  • Bob Lucas, the duty sergeant, frowned and raised one shoulder in a half-shrug.

    A Place of Execution

  • With a half-shrug, he lofted another firebolt onto whatever it was that rose out of the drainage way.

    The White Order

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