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abject
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Moby Dick
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  • So, deprived of one leg, and the strange ship of course being altogether unsupplied with the kindly invention, Ahab now found himself abjectly reduced to a clumsy landsman again; hopelessly eyeing the uncertain changeful height he could hardly hope to attain.

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  • She grew up in abject poverty; though she didn’t know it.
  • an abject apology

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