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poignant
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Jane Eyre
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  • Nothing bitter — nothing poignant?
  • One day I had come to my studies in lower spirits than usual; the ebb was occasioned by a poignantly felt disappointment.
  • I looked, and had an acute pleasure in looking, — a precious yet poignant pleasure; pure gold, with a steely point of agony: a pleasure like what the thirst-perishing man might feel who knows the well to which he has crept is poisoned, yet stoops and drinks divine draughts nevertheless.

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  • It is a poignant story about a girl who is paralyzed in a car accident.
  • MLK’s poignant letter written from a Birmingham jail

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