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despair
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Brave New World
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  • He remembered those weeks of timid indecision, during which he had looked and longed and despaired of ever having the courage to ask her.
  • He flung out his arms in a lavish gesture; then, despairingly, let them fall again.
  • Despairingly, "But what shall I do?"
  • And then, in a voice of despair, "Oh, Linda, forgive me.

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

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