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calamity
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
a disastrous event; or the distress resulting from it
  • Supposing that this unhappy young man's story were absolutely true, then what hellish thing, what absolutely unforeseen and extraordinary calamity could have occurred between the time when he parted from his father, and the moment when, drawn back by his screams, he rushed into the glade?
    Adventure IV — The Boscombe Valley Mystery (47% in)

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