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The Death of Ivan Ilych
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  • having lost confidence both in the former doctor’s treatment and in this one’s, he became still more despondent.
  • Peter Ivanovich sighed still more deeply and despondently, and Praskovya Fedorovna pressed his arm gratefully.
  • I saw the doctors, then followed despondency and anguish, more doctors, and I drew nearer to the abyss.

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  • When her mother died, she was so despondent it was hard for her to get out of bed.
  • She was despondent about her failure.

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