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moribund
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Ulysses
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  • Nadir of misery: the aged impotent disfranchised ratesupported moribund lunatic pauper.
  • …(57,000,000,000,000 miles) distant and in volume 900 times the dimension of our planet: of Arcturus: of the precession of equinoxes: of Orion with belt and sextuple sun theta and nebula in which 100 of our solar systems could be contained: of moribund and of nascent new stars such as Nova in 1901: of our system plunging towards the constellation of Hercules: of the parallax or parallactic drift of socalled fixed stars, in reality evermoving wanderers from immeasurably remote eons to…

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  • The skeletal singers, withered beneath bedazzled tuxes, spin slowly, carefully, on replaced hips, the dance of the moribund.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Poor old John Thomas is as limp and as moribund as a flayed worm.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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