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distraught
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Romeo and Juliet
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  • …Where, for this many hundred years, the bones Of all my buried ancestors are pack’d; Where bloody Tybalt, yet but green in earth, Lies festering in his shroud; where, as they say, At some hours in the night spirits resort;— Alack, alack, is it not like that I, So early waking,—what with loathsome smells, And shrieks like mandrakes torn out of the earth, That living mortals, hearing them, run mad;— O, if I wake, shall I not be distraught, Environed with all these hideous fears?

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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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