Pale, distraught, abject and agitated, he moved among his guests, stammering incoherent apologies, assuring them that next time the Savage would certainly be there, begging them to sit down and take a carotene sandwich, a slice of vitamin A pâté, a glass of champagne-surrogate.
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"If we go up there and start hugging people and crying and attempting things that make no sense with people who have no chance—all because we’re distraught …. it’ll just hurt more folks in the long run.
James Dashner -- The Kill Order
My father gave money instead and she was distraught, saying that wasn’t the same.