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wretched
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • I must admit that I was rather annoyed at the idea of seeing Shakespeare done in such a wretched hole of a place.
  • If you had married this girl you would have been wretched.
  • If a wretched man has a vice, it shows itself in the lines of his mouth, the droop of his eyelids, the moulding of his hands even.
  • There was that wretched boy in the Guards who committed suicide.
  • The paints I used had some wretched mineral poison in them.
  • The wretched peasant who has just died is better off than I am.
  • Well, the fact of having met you, and loved you, will teach her to despise her husband, and she will be wretched.

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  • The children were taken into protective custody due to their wretched living conditions.
  • The photograph showed poor people in a wretched village in East Africa.

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