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anguish
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Definition
extreme pain, suffering, or distress (of body or mind)
  • They told a tale of woe which was then altogether beyond my feeble comprehension; they were tones loud, long, and deep; they breathed the prayer and complaint of souls boiling over with the bitterest anguish.
    Chapter 2 (83% in)
  • As I read and contemplated the subject, behold! that very discontentment which Master Hugh had predicted would follow my learning to read had already come, to torment and sting my soul to unutterable anguish.
    Chapter 7 (52% in)

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