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anguish
used in The Phantom Tollbooth

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Definition
extreme pain, suffering, or distress (of body or mind)
  • "FAMINE!" roared the anguished Humbug, who suddenly realized that that was exactly what he'd eaten twenty-three bowls of.
    p. 186.9
  • "The dreadful RAUW," cried the anguished DYNNE, "was my grandfather.
    p. 141.5
  • The exhausted Humbug swayed and tottered on his rubbery legs, a look of longing on his anguished face.
    p. 242.3
  • Cringing with fear, the monsters of Ignorance turned in flight and, with anguished cries too horrible ever to forget, returned to the damp, dark places from which they came.
    p. 244.7

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