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chronic
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
of something bad:  long-lasting or happening all the time — especially of disease
  • We were still ten kilometers from the village when my chronic backache spread to a deep, rock-hard contraction across my lower belly, and I understood with horror that I was in labor.
    Book 5 — Exodus (92% in)

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