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morbid
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Franny and Zooey
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morbid
Used in
Franny and Zooey
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  • Some four years earlier, at her graduation from boarding school, her brother Buddy had morbidly prophesied to himself, as she grinned at him from the graduates' platform, that she would in all probability one day marry a man with a hacking cough.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a morbid curiosity
as in: morbidly obese
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