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doleful
used in Arrowsmith

2 uses
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Definition
expressing or causing sadness
  • It was the twin of the doleful chamber of a German grocer whom he had seen during a consultation a month ago.
    Chapter 12 (83% in)
  • She planned to enact the word doleful, with a beggar asking a dole, and a corncrib full.
    Chapter 19 (72% in)

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