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Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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  • He blew his nose on a corner of the filthy pillowcase he wore, looking so pathetic that Harry felt his anger ebb away in spite of himself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He carried Errol to a perch just inside the back door and tried to stand him on it, but Errol flopped straight off again so Ron lay him on the draining board instead, muttering, "Pathetic."  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a pathetic attempt to insult me
as in: Her pathetic look saddened us.
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