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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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despair
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • It was a great formidable cry of anger and despair, a deep, loud ’Oh-o-o-o-oh!’ that went humming on like the reverberation of a bell.
  • But at this moment the general despair broke down into a multitude of individual quarrels.
  • He heard also a deep groan of despair.
  • There were times when the fact of impending death seemed as palpable as the bed they lay on, and they would cling together with a sort of despairing sensuality, like a damned soul grasping at his last morsel of pleasure when the clock is within five minutes of striking.

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  • Don’t despair—help is on the way!
  • Don’t give in to despair.

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