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anguish
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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Definition
extreme pain, suffering, or distress (of body or mind)
  • They learned no compassion from their own anguish.
    Chapter 20 (40% in)
  • With a sound like an anguished whisper, nearly a thousand people knelt to pray briefly for the soul of a man only a dozen of them had known.
    Chapter 45 (98% in)

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