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consternation
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Candide
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  • Scarcely had I recovered my senses than I saw you stripped, stark naked, and this was the height of my horror, consternation, grief, and despair.
  • Baron Thunder-ten-Tronckh passed near the screen and beholding this cause and effect chased Candide from the castle with great kicks on the backside; Cunegonde fainted away; she was boxed on the ears by the Baroness, as soon as she came to herself; and all was consternation in this most magnificent and most agreeable of all possible castles.

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  • With a look of consternation, her teacher asked if anyone had done the reading.
  • He was a natural athlete, but to the coaches consternation, he tended to forget the play in the heat of the moment.

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