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used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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very serious; or very bad; or causing grief
  • But will helped me through it—though perhaps you think me a humbug for saying it—and immediately afterwards I felt that of all persons in the world whom it was my duty and desire to save from the wrath to come—sneer if you like—the woman whom I had so grievously wronged was that person.
    6 — The Convert (5% in)

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