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abject
used in The Adventures of Augie March

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extreme (in a negative sense such as misery, hopelessness, submissiveness, cruelty, or cowardice)
  • And while Mrs. Anticol stayed pious, it was his idea of grand apostasy to drive to the reform synagogue on the high holidays and park his pink-eye nag among the luxurious, whirl-wired touring cars of the rich Jews who bared their heads inside as if they were attending a theater, a kind of abjectness in them that gave him grim entertainment to the end of his life.
    Chapter 1 (84% in)

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