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calamity
used in Candide

2 uses
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Definition
a disastrous event; or the distress resulting from it
  • Secret griefs are more cruel than public calamities.
    Chapter 20 (51% in)
  • "What a series of shocking calamities!" cried Candide.
    Chapter 27 (36% in)

There are no more uses of "calamity" in Candide.

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