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overwrought
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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emotionally upset
  • At age eleven, I was too young to glimpse a vision of what sort of overwrought wife and mother Mary Beth Baird would make; there in the vestibule, I wanted only to hit her—to forcibly take Owen's clothes and leave her in a puddle of tears.
    p. 233.8

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