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chronic
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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of something bad:  long-lasting or happening all the time — especially of disease
  • As for the rest of the children, half of them learned to adjust their functions to the teachers' ideas of such things and the other half became chronic pants-wetters.
    Chapter 19 (44% in)

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