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harrowing
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The Catcher in the Rye
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harrowing -- as in: a harrowing story
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The Catcher in the Rye
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  • Apparently before he phoned me he’d just had a long, rather harrowing letter from your latest headmaster, to the effect that you were making absolutely no effort at all.

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  • It was a harrowing journey through war-torn Afghanistan.
  • The story is especially harrowing because it could have happened to any of us.

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