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morbid
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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.

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as in: a morbid curiosity Define
suggesting the horror of death and decay; or an unhealthy interest in it
as in: morbidly obese Define
unhealthy or related to disease -- especially of a serious long-term illness
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