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condemn
used in Babbitt

3 uses
  • So familiar was he with the process of putting up his own car that he awaited each step like an able executioner condemned to his own rack.
    Chapter 7 (46% in)
  • He condemned magnificently and forgave piously, and as he went parading out with his wife he was grandly explanatory to her: "Kind of a shame to bully Zilla, but course it was the only way to handle her.
    Chapter 10 (33% in)
  • ...the great city of Zenith, I tell you in all candor, honesty, and sincerity how the issues of this critical campaign appear to one plain man of business—to one who, brought up to the blessings of poverty and of manual labor, has, even when Fate condemned him to sit at a desk, yet never forgotten how it feels, by heck, to be up at five-thirty and at the factory with the ole dinner-pail in his hardened mitt when the whistle blew at seven, unless the owner sneaked in ten minutes on us and...
    Chapter 14 (17% in)

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