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consternation
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  • I’ll console you a little now, after your consternation.
  • To his consternation the good people at the lodgings had not only heard nothing of Nastasia, but all came out to look at him as if he were a marvel of some sort.
  • We know, too, that exactly an hour after Aglaya had fled from Nastasia Philipovna’s house on that fateful evening, the prince was at the Epanchins’,—and that his appearance there had been the cause of the greatest consternation and dismay; for Aglaya had not been home, and the family only discovered then, for the first time, that the two of them had been to Nastasia’s house together.

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  • With a look of consternation, her teacher asked if anyone had done the reading.
  • He was a natural athlete, but to the coaches consternation, he tended to forget the play in the heat of the moment.

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