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abject
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Great Expectations
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • That abject hypocrite, Pumblechook, nodded again, and said, with a patronizing laugh, "It’s more than that, Mum.

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  • She grew up in abject poverty; though she didn’t know it.
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