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wretched
used in The Grapes of Wrath

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Definition
very bad
in various senses, including:
  • unfortunate or miserable — as in "wretched prisoners sleeping on the cold floor"
  • of poor quality — as in "wretched roads"
  • morally bad — as in "The wretched woman stole his wallet."
  • How can you frighten a man whose hunger is not only in his own cramped stomach but in the wretched bellies of his children?
    Chapter 19 (72% in)

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