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- He did not know whether to dart through the door to freedom or collapse on the bed to fall in love with her and place himself abjectly at her mercy again.Chapter 38 — Kid Sister (34% in)
- 'Mind your own business,' the man barked gruffly, lifting his stick as though he might beat her too, and the woman retreated sheepishly with an abject and humiliated air.Chapter 39 — The Eternal City (62% in)
There are no more uses of "abject" in Catch-22.
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