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despair
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The Great Gatsby
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  • Myrtle raised her eyebrows in despair at the shiftlessness of the lower orders.
  • When he had gone half way he turned around and stared at the scene — his wife and Catherine scolding and consoling as they stumbled here and there among the crowded furniture with articles of aid, and the despairing figure on the couch, bleeding fluently, and trying to spread a copy of "Town Tattle." over the tapestry scenes of Versailles.
  • The straw seats of the car hovered on the edge of combustion; the woman next to me perspired delicately for a while into her white shirtwaist, and then, as her newspaper dampened under her fingers, lapsed despairingly into deep heat with a desolate cry.
  • He was worried now — there was a quality of nervous despair in Daisy’s letters.

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

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