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morbid
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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morbid
Used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • With almost a morbid dread of being thought a gushing girl, this guileless woman too well concealed from the world under a manner of carelessness the warm depths of her strong emotions.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • To curse his miserable lot was at first his impulse, but even that lowest stage of rebellion needed an activity whose absence was necessarily antecedent to the existence of the morbid misery which wrung him.  (not reviewed by editor)

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