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abject
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Heart of Darkness
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  • He steered with no end of a swagger while you were by; but if he lost sight of you, he became instantly the prey of an abject funk, and would let that cripple of a steamboat get the upper hand of him in a minute.
  • At the sudden screech there was a movement of abject terror through that wedged mass of bodies.
  • I remembered his abject pleading, his abject threats, the colossal scale of his vile desires, the meanness, the torment, the tempestuous anguish of his soul.
  • I remembered his abject pleading, his abject threats, the colossal scale of his vile desires, the meanness, the torment, the tempestuous anguish of his soul.

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  • She grew up in abject poverty; though she didn’t know it.
  • an abject apology

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