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despair
used in Babbitt

2 uses
  • A little grimly he perceived that this had been his last despairing fling before the paralyzed contentment of middle-age.
    Chapter 33 (61% in)
  • In this they were like the ruling-class of any other country, particularly of Great Britain, but they differed in being more vigorous and in actually trying to produce the accepted standards which all classes, everywhere, desire, but usually despair of realizing.
    Chapter 34 (7% in)

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