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anguish
used in The Return of the King

4 uses
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Definition
extreme pain, suffering, or distress (of body or mind)
  • It was the face of one who has been assailed by a great fear or anguish, but has mastered it and now is quiet.
    5.4 — Book 5 Chapter 4 — The Siege of Gondor (20% in)
  • Had I done so, I could have sent this thing hither to your keeping and spared myself and others much anguish.
    5.4 — Book 5 Chapter 4 — The Siege of Gondor (35% in)
  • But the king sat upon Snowmane, motionless, gazing upon the agony of Minas Tirith, as if stricken suddenly by anguish, or by dread.
    5.5 — Book 5 Chapter 5 — The Ride of the Rohirrim (88% in)
  • 'Name the terms,' said Gandalf steadily, but those nearby saw the anguish in his face, and now he seemed an old and wizened man, crushed, defeated at last.
    5.10 — Book 5 Chapter 10 — The Black Gate Opens (71% in)

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