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calamity
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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Definition
a disastrous event; or the distress resulting from it
  • Then he continued, "My mule died last week,"—a calamity in this land equal to a devastating fire in town,—"but a white man loaned me another."
    Chapter 7 (83% in)

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