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forlorn
used in Main Street

3 uses
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Definition
sad, hopeless, pitiful and/or abandoned
  • Monstrous tattered clouds sprawled round a forlorn moon; puddles and rocks glistened with inner light.
    Chapter 33 (20% in)
  • He indicated with a forlornly waving hand the shelves of shoe-boxes, the seat of thin wood perforated in rosettes, the display of shoe-trees and tin boxes of blacking, the lithograph of a smirking young woman with cherry cheeks who proclaimed in the exalted poetry of advertising, "My tootsies never got hep to what pedal perfection was till I got a pair of clever classy Cleopatra Shoes."
    Chapter 10 (75% in)
  • Forlornly, "Uh——Carrie, what the devil is it you want, anyway?"
    Chapter 36 (58% in)

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