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dismay
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David Copperfield
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  • These thoughts, and a hundred other such thoughts, turned me burning hot, and made me giddy with apprehension and dismay.
  • I was so much dismayed by these words, and particularly by the repetition of the last unknown one, which was a kind of rattle in his throat, that I could make no answer; hereupon the old man, still holding me by the hair, repeated: ’Oh, what do you want?
  • I was quite dismayed by the idea of this terrible Jorkins.
  • ’She clenched both her hands,’ said Traddles, looking at me in dismay; ’shut her eyes; turned lead-colour; became perfectly stiff; and took nothing for two days but toast-and-water, administered with a tea-spoon.’

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

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