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haggard
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
showing the wearing effects of overwork or suffering
  • I began to see his face, blackened and haggard, as no doubt mine was also.
    1.11 — Book 1 Chapter 11 — At the Window (89% in)
  • I startled my wife at the doorway, so haggard was I. I went into the dining room, sat down, drank some wine, and so soon as I could collect myself sufficiently I told her the things I had seen.
    1.7 — Book 1 Chapter 7 — How I Reached Home (52% in)
  • The faces of these people were haggard, and their entire appearance contrasted conspicuously with the Sabbath-best appearance of the people on the omnibuses.
    1.14 — Book 1 Chapter 14 — In London (60% in)
  • For the most part these were staring before them, murmuring indistinct questions, jaded, haggard, unclean.
    1.16 — Book 1 Chapter 16 — The Exodus from London (42% in)
  • There were sad, haggard women tramping by, well dressed, with children that cried and stumbled, their dainty clothes smothered in dust, their weary faces smeared with tears.
    1.16 — Book 1 Chapter 16 — The Exodus from London (62% in)
  • Haggard special constables with white badges stood at the corners of every street.
    2.9 — Book 2 Chapter 9 — Wreckage (41% in)

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