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used in Oryx and Crake

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a sad feeling or manner — sometimes thoughtfully sad
  • But he took care never to get any less melancholy on a permanent basis.
    p. 190.3
  • There was always an element of melancholy involved in sex.
    p. 100.5
  • He'd discovered that he projected a form of melancholy attractive to a certain kind of woman, the semi-artistic, wise-wound kind in large supply at Martha Graham.
    p. 189.9

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