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abject
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
extreme (in a negative sense such as misery, hopelessness, submissiveness, cruelty, or cowardice)
  • In this progress I was much annoyed by the abject Pumblechook, who, being behind me, persisted all the way as a delicate attention in arranging my streaming hatband, and smoothing my cloak.
    Chapter 35 (41% in)
  • That abject hypocrite, Pumblechook, nodded again, and said, with a patronizing laugh, "It's more than that, Mum.
    Chapter 13 (67% in)
  • When Herbert came, we went and had lunch at a celebrated house which I then quite venerated, but now believe to have been the most abject superstition in Europe, and where I could not help noticing, even then, that there was much more gravy on the tablecloths and knives and waiters' clothes, than in the steaks.
    Chapter 22 (81% in)

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