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dismay
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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dismay
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • The others looked dismayed; only Aragorn, who knew Gandalf well, remained silent and unmoved.
  • Even in ancient days they were, as a rule, shy of ’the Big Folk’, as they call us, and now they avoid us with dismay and are becoming hard to find.
  • Caught between fire and water, and seeing an Elf-lord revealed in his wrath, they were dismayed, and their horses were stricken with madness.
  • Even as they looked out in dismay towards the setting sun, it sank before their eyes into a white sea, and a cold grey shadow sprang up in the East behind.
  • But very soon he came back in dismay.
  • It was answered; and to the dismay of Frodo and his friends out from the trees and rocks away on the left four other Riders came flying.
  • Those that were behind drew back in dismay.
  • ’But within those bounds nothing seems to dismay him,’ said Erestor.
  • The affray was sharp, but the orcs were dismayed by the fierceness of the defence.
  • Whatever it was, its fall has dismayed our enemies.
  • ’But that will leave no place for us!’ cried Pippin in dismay.
  • He gave a cry of dismay and fear.
  • To his dismay the edges gleamed dimly in the night.
  • An exclamation of dismay came from the empty boat.
  • He could not guess what was the other dark and secret way, but the very mention of it had seemed to fill Aragorn with dismay, and Frodo was glad that it had been abandoned.

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  • Don’t be dismayed. I have a solution.
  • Hope was replaced by dismay.

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