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squalor
used in Howards End

6 uses
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Definition
(describing a place) extremely dirty and unpleasant — typically due to poverty
  • Most ladies would have laughed, but Margaret really minded, for it gave her a glimpse into squalor.
    Chapter 5 (31% in)
  • She feared, fantastically, that her own little flock might be moving into turmoil and squalor, into nearer contact with such episodes as these.
    Chapter 13 (96% in)
  • Petulance and squalor were enough.
    Chapter 14 (78% in)
  • And the precious minutes slipped away, and Jacky and squalor came nearer.
    Chapter 16 (32% in)
  • Squalor and tragedy can beckon to all that is great in us, and strengthen the wings of love.
    Chapter 41 (91% in)
  • Let Squalor be turned into Tragedy, whose eyes are the stars, and whose hands hold the sunset and the dawn.
    Chapter 43 (20% in)

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