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  • They were all gone, and he walked right out and moved in wistful dejection through the dark, emptying streets.
  • He was dashing and dejected, poised and chagrined.
  • Back on the ground, every eye watched grimly as he walked in dull dejection up to Captain Black outside the green clapboard briefing room to make his intelligence report and learned that Colonel Cathcart and Colonel Korn were waiting to speak to him inside.
  • Yossarian and Orr walked from the barbershop in dejection.
  • Colonel Cathcart was conceited because he was a full colonel with a combat command at the age of only thirty-six; and Colonel Cathcart was dejected because although he was already thirty-six he was still only a full colonel.
  • He looked about dejectedly.
  • Nately nodded dejectedly.
  • The chaplain waited in patient dejection when Yossarian and Dunbar both broke into laughter.
  • ’Oh, dear,’ Yossarian murmured in heavy dejection, the blood draining from his face.
  • Almost two hundred tired, gaunt, downcast men stood holding their parachute packs in a somber and unstirring crowd outside the briefing room, their faces staring blankly in different angles of stunned dejection.
  • …Bologna and the seven-day delay in destroying the bridge at Ferrara, even though destroying the bridge at Ferrara finally, he remembered with glee, had been a real feather in his cap, although losing a plane there the second time around, he recalled in dejection, had been another black eye, even though he had won another real feather in his cap by getting a medal approved for the bombardier who had gotten him the real black eye in the first place by going around over the target twice.

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  • She is dejected but trying to look cheerful.
  • She is feeling dejected, but I think her world will look better after a good night’s sleep.

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