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distraught
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Definition
extremely distressed—typically with worry or grief
  • One girl even burst into tears; she'd once been to the Waiting Room herself, apparently, and was distraught at the mere mention of the place.
    p. 201.9
  • "Okay, bye, Charlie," Reynie said quickly, and Sticky gave a playful salute, but Charlie only stared at them with a distraught expression, as if they'd done him some grievous wrong.
    p. 230.9
  • The distraught girl was interrupted by the boat's rushing up onto sandy shore.
    p. 467.4

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