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wretched
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • With those children, he thought, that wretched woman must lead a life of terror.
  • They were wretched, flimsy things, but cooking-pots of any kind were always difficult to get.
  • Between meals, if his mother did not stand guard, he was constantly pilfering at the wretched store of food on the shelf.

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  • The children were taken into protective custody due to their wretched living conditions.
  • The photograph showed poor people in a wretched village in East Africa.

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