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anguish
used in The Giver

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Definition
extreme distress of body or mind
  • ordinary lives free of anguish because he had been selected, as others before him had, to bear their burden.
    p. 121.3
anguish = extreme distress
  • I caused you anguish.
    p. 60.1
  • He could still hear it when he opened his eyes and lay anguished on the bed where he received the memories.
    p. 100.9
  • Again and again he dreamed of the anguish and the isolation on the forsaken hill.
    p. 110.6
  • "Put your hands on me," he directed, aware that in such anguish The Giver might need reminding.
    p. 118.5
  • But I gave her anguish of many kinds.
    p. 142.8
  • The Giver gave a rueful, anguished, empty laugh.
    p. 154.2

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