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  • Payton asked, a piece of hair sticking out at a thirty-degree angle from her head.

    Times Squared

  • Because the second bullet entered at a thirty-degree angle, it did not make exit but instead ricocheted round and round inside the skull, plowing through lots of tissue.

    Shortcut Man

  • The grenades detonated—a huge blast at the base of the tower—and a second later, the great tower fell, tipping over from its blasted-open base like a slow-falling tree, falling away from the dock and across the void left by Rapier, landing with a colossal bang up against the second tower, coming to rest at a precarious thirty-degree angle, awkwardly bridging the gap.


  • He wanted to step forward a bit to take some of the pressure from his lower back, but he was at a perfect thirty-degree angle and knew that if he moved, he could send both of them tumbling to the ground.

    Respect The Jux

  • The winds picked up, whipping about, making the thirty-degree air feel like it was fifteen.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • Cav kept both hands on the wheel and one eye on the rearview mirror as they topped the rise of yet another steep grade, then rolled down a thirty-degree decline toward a long metal expansion bridge.

    Deadly Promises

  • A few yards past the bunker, the fairway makes a sharp left turn and drops to a shallow green, set at a thirty-degree angle to the fairway.

    The Italian Summer

  • The unique feature of these lifeboats was that they were aimed at a thirty-degree angle facing toward the water.

    The Ark

  • I thought about those words a lot today back on the picket line in front of Viacom in the heart of Times Square, marching laps around our little patch of Broadway in thirty-degree weather as it started to freezing rain.

    Trey Ellis: "Power Concedes Nothing Without Demand"

  • They picked out a few more jeans, a belt, shoes, a denim jacket, and a warm winter coat for the thirty-degree weather — also a hell of a deal since it was so late in the season.

    In the Midnight Hour


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