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Franny and Zooey
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  • This abjectly simple sentence seemed to disturb Franny rather more than a continued silence would have.
  • The color of his pallor, however, was a curiously basic white—unmixed, that is, with the greens and yellows of guilt or abject contrition.

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

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