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anguish
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
extreme pain, suffering, or distress (of body or mind)
  • Personal anguish—that's the key!
    p. 512.9
  • But the creche's most ominous message was that the little Lord Jesus himself was missing; the crib was empty—that was why the Virgin Mary had turned her mutilated face away; why one angel dashed its harp, and another screamed in anguish; why Joseph had lost a hand, and the cow a leg.
    p. 187.5
  • OF COURSE, I DON'T ACTUALLY KNOW ANYONE WHO'S FOR IT—BUT JUST KEEP SAYING YOU'RE 'AGAINST THE WAR,' AND LOOK AS IF THE WHOLE THING CAUSES YOU A LOT OF PERSONAL ANGUISH.
    p. 510.7
  • I could convey a lot of personal anguish in regard to my anger 'against the war'—next thing you know, I'll get laid!"
    p. 512.9

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