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squalid
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Frankenstein
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  • I heard of the division of property, of immense wealth and squalid poverty, of rank, descent, and noble blood.
  • It contained but two rooms, and these exhibited all the squalidness of the most miserable penury.
  • I ordered it to be repaired, bought some furniture, and took possession, an incident which would doubtless have occasioned some surprise had not all the senses of the cottagers been benumbed by want and squalid poverty.
  • It was morning, I remember, when I thus awoke to understanding; I had forgotten the particulars of what had happened and only felt as if some great misfortune had suddenly overwhelmed me; but when I looked around and saw the barred windows and the squalidness of the room in which I was, all flashed across my memory and I groaned bitterly.

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  • a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town
  • squalid living conditions

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