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agony
used in Howards End

5 uses
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Definition
intense feelings of suffering — can be from mental or physical pain
  • Her friend had vanished in agony, but not, she believed, in degradation.
    Chapter 12 (8% in)
  • Perhaps it was Helen's way of falling in love—a curious way to Margaret, whose agony and whose contempt of Henry were yet imprinted with his image.
    Chapter 40 (5% in)
  • Troubles enough lay ahead of her—the loss of friends and of social advantages, the agony, the supreme agony, of motherhood, which is not even yet a matter of common knowledge.
    Chapter 40 (12% in)
  • Troubles enough lay ahead of her—the loss of friends and of social advantages, the agony, the supreme agony, of motherhood, which is not even yet a matter of common knowledge.
    Chapter 40 (12% in)
  • He loitered away another night of agony.
    Chapter 41 (62% in)

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