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abject
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Catch-22
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  • He did not know whether to dart through the door to freedom or collapse on the bed to fall in love with her and place himself abjectly at her mercy again.
  • ’Mind your own business,’ the man barked gruffly, lifting his stick as though he might beat her too, and the woman retreated sheepishly with an abject and humiliated air.

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

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