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bereft
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Definition
lacking something that is desired

or:

suffered great sadness because of loss or lack of something expected or strongly desired

or:

deprived (taken away something that is desired)
  • I remember a particularly felicitous rhyme between 'flaky bereft' and 'bakery theft.'
    p. 76.2

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