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dismay
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  • This was really such a confusing question that Ada looked at me in perfect dismay.
  • He forgets to smoke, looks at the fire and ponders, lets his pipe out, fills the breast of Mr. Bagnet with perturbation and dismay by showing that he has no enjoyment of tobacco.
  • Mr. Snagsby is dismayed to see, standing with an attentive face between himself and the lawyer at a little distance from the table, a person with a hat and stick in his hand who was not there when he himself came in and has not since entered by the door or by either of the windows.
  • Here Mr. George is much dismayed by the graces and accomplishments of his nieces that are and by the beauty of Rosa, his niece that is to be, and by the affectionate salutations of these young ladies, which he receives in a sort of dream.
  • "Blest," says Mr. Guppy, staring in a kind of dismay at his friend, "if I can ever have seen her.

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  • Don’t be dismayed. I have a solution.
  • Hope was replaced by dismay.

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