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anguish
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Well!’ thought Ralph—for the moment quite disconcerted, as he watched the anguish of his beautiful niece.
  • Every charm with which his memory or imagination had surrounded her, presented itself before him, only to heighten his anguish and add new bitterness to his despair.
  • ’My feelings have been lancerated,’ said Mrs Kenwigs, ’my heart has been torn asunder with anguish, I have been thrown back in my confinement, my unoffending infant has been rendered uncomfortable and fractious, Morleena has pined herself away to nothing; all this I forget and forgive, and with you, uncle, I never can quarrel.

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  • I felt unbearable anguish when my 4-year-old child died from brain cancer.
  • Her guilt led to anguish until she committed her life to good.

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