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wretched
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

3 uses
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Definition
very bad
in various senses, including:
  • unfortunate or miserable — as in "wretched prisoners sleeping on the cold floor"
  • of poor quality — as in "wretched roads"
  • morally bad — as in "The wretched woman stole his wallet."
  • I'd enjoy her comeuppance a bit more if I weren't feeling so completely wretched.
    Chapter 14 (14% in)
  • At first, we feared we were lost as we found ourselves in a misty wood where many lost spirits, those poor, wandering, wretched souls, asked us for help, but there was naught we could do for them yet.
    Chapter 13 (37% in)
  • "Gemma, I cannot stay forever, else I could be trapped like one of those wretched lost spirits who never complete their soul's task."
    Chapter 24 (60% in)

There are no more uses of "wretched" in A Great and Terrible Beauty.

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