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stoic
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
seeming unaffected by pleasure, pain, or emotions
  • In short, Tabitha Wheelwright got over Lewis Merrill rather quickly; and she bore up better than stoically to the task of bearing his illegitimate child.
    p. 555.5
  • If he was occasionally capable of being a stoic in the air, he was always a stoic when Mrs. Walker accused him of childish behavior.
    p. 7.9
  • If he was occasionally capable of being a stoic in the air, he was always a stoic when Mrs. Walker accused him of childish behavior.
    p. 7.9
  • He managed to take the aspirin and drink the water without disturbing my mother, and he handed the glass back to me with a stoical expression.
    p. 105.4

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