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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • All three had written long, abject articles in The Times, analysing the reasons for their defection and promising to make amends.
  • The great purges involving thousands of people, with public trials of traitors and thought-criminals who made abject confession of their crimes and were afterwards executed, were special show-pieces not occurring oftener than once in a couple of years.
  • We are not content with negative obedience, nor even with the most abject submission.

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

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