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distraught
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The Great Gatsby
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  • His head leaned back so far that it rested against the face of a defunct mantelpiece clock, and from this position his distraught eyes stared down at Daisy, who was sitting, frightened but graceful, on the edge of a stiff chair.

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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.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala

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