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calamity
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Oliver Twist
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  • Oh! who could hope, when the distant world to which she was akin, half opened to her view, that she would return to the sorrow and calamity of this!
  • It was a solemn thing, to hear, in the darkened room, the feeble voice of the sick child recounting a weary catalogue of evils and calamities which hard men had brought upon him.

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  • The whole country was affected by the calamity of 9/11.
  • The fire was a terrible calamity.

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