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The House of Mirth
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  • It left him, collapsed and breathing heavily, to an apathy so deep and prolonged that Lily almost feared the passers-by would think it the result of a seizure, and stop to offer their aid.
  • She sank into a kind of furious apathy, a state of inert anger against fate.
  • She stirred suddenly, broke from her apathy, and clung to Gerty in a fresh burst of fear.
  • Five minutes’ talk sufficed to show that some alien influence had been at work, and that it had not so much subdued his resentment as weakened his will, so that he moved under it in a state of apathy, like a dangerous lunatic who has been drugged.

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  • Seeing too much senior apathy, the high school began having juniors declare a major for their senior year.
  • The candidate is trying to replace voter apathy with excitement.

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