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exasperated
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

7 uses
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Definition
greatly annoyed
  • But he was so exasperating!
    p. 485.8
  • In exasperation with my unresponsive cousins, I looked up from the sewing machine and saw Owen standing there.
    p. 71.9
  • She kept pinning her hair up on top of her head, because of the heat, but wild strands of it would fall down on her face and neck until, exasperated, she would let it all down again.
    p. 140.8
  • Owen said, with exasperation.
    p. 213.9
  • I could see that Mr. McSwiney was learning how exasperating Owen's belief in God's plans could be.
    p. 360.2
  • In keeping with the lovable and exasperating tidiness of his countrymen, Dr. Dolder was exact and predictable about his little VW His bachelor apartment was in Quincy Hall—a dormitory on the far side of the Gravesend campus; it seemed to be "the far side" from everywhere, but it was as far from the Main Academy Building as you could get and still be on the Gravesend campus.
    p. 393.3
  • And one cold, late-fall day—it was November or even early December; Johnson had defeated Goldwater for the presidency; Khrushchev had been replaced by Brezhnev and Kosygin; five Americans had been killed in a Viet Cong attack on the air base at Bien Hoa—I was especially exasperated by this game he played about not seeing Mary Magdalene but still knowing she was there.
    p. 458.6

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