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dismay
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • To the Prime Minister’s dismay, however, the portrait had proved impossible to remove.
  • Harry saw Malfoy lean close to Nott and whisper something; both of them sniggered, but Slughorn showed no dismay; on the contrary, he beamed and looked from Hermione to Harry, who was sitting next to her.
  • To Harry’s dismay, Ron’s new aggression did not wear off over the next few days.

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

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