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  • "What could you possibly say to him?" Major Major wondered forlornly.
  • ’I don’t know what I’ll do if he does begin moaning,’ the dashing young fighter pilot with the golden mustache had grieved forlornly.
  • Nately gave up his search forlornly.
  • The chaplain shook his head, chewing his clotted dry lower lip forlornly, and walked out.
  • His downcast face was fragile and forlorn as a swallow’s, and he rubbed the back of his arms rhythmically.
  • Luciana was touched by Nately’s forlorn air, but broke loudly into robust laughter again the moment she stepped outside into the sunny street with Yossarian and heard Hungry Joe beseeching them from the window to come back and take their clothes off, because he really was a photographer from Life magazine.
  • Men in uniform were screaming and running there too, or standing motionless in one spot, rooted in awe, like Sergeant Knight and Doc Daneeka as they gravely craned their heads upward and watched the guilty, banking, forlorn airplane with McWatt circle and circle slowly and climb.

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  • She energized the previously forlorn team.
  • She stood behind the counter with a forlorn look in her eyes.

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