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colleague
2 uses
He sat down at the table with his colleague again.
colleague = fellow worker
DefinitionGenerally colleague means:
fellow worker — especially in a respected profession such as teaching, medicine, or law
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Book2 uses
Library21 uses in 10 avg bks
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despair
1 use
1  —1 use as in:
she felt despair
He was in despair.
despair = hopelessness
DefinitionGenerally this sense of despair means:
hopelessness; or distress (such as extreme worry or sadness from feeling powerless to change a bad situation)
Word Statistics
Book1 use
Library8 uses in 10 avg bks
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