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harrowing
used in David Copperfield

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Definition frightening or unsettling
  • 'Though harrowing to myself to mention, the alienation of Mr. Micawber (formerly so domesticated) from his wife and family, is the cause of my addressing my unhappy appeal to Mr. Traddles, and soliciting his best indulgence.
    Chapters 49-51 (6% in)

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