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desolate
used in Catch-22

4 uses
  • Her desolation was pathetic as she sat with her tempestuous, proud, lovely head bowed, her shoulders sagging, her spirit melting.
    Chapter 38 — Kid Sister (35% in)
  • It was a desolate, cratered face, sooty with care like an abandoned mining town.
    Chapter 6 — Hungry Joe (12% in)
  • The feeling of desolation persisted when they turned off the road at the squadron.
    Chapter 14 — Kid Sampson (39% in)
  • He enjoyed listening to Nately, whose maudlin, bittersweet lamentations mirrored much of his own romantic desolation and never failed to evoke in him resurgent tides of longing for his wife and children.
    Chapter 25 — The Chaplain (16% in)

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