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Anna Karenina
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harrowing -- as in: a harrowing story
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Anna Karenina
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  • The ploughland was in splendid condition; in a couple of days it would be fit for harrowing and sowing.
  • Moreover, it was apparent also that the harrows and all the agricultural implements, which he had directed to be looked over and repaired in the winter, for which very purpose he had hired three carpenters, had not been put into repair, and the harrows were being repaired when they ought to have been harrowing the field.

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  • It was a harrowing journey through war-torn Afghanistan.
  • The story is especially harrowing because it could have happened to any of us.

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