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She suddenly sank back upon the pillow and gave up to bitter anguish, when she recalled what had followed.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Oddly enough, in that moment of anguish he thought of Hodson, the man who rode alone from Kurnaul to Meerut.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The eyes of the Marchioness and her daughter met with an anguish of commiseration in each, neither of them could utter.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Her own wild imaginings made death seem preferable to the anguish of her belief that Frank had fallen.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
We have heard the fame thereof, our hands grow feeble: anguish hath taken hold of us, as a woman in labour.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
In Miss Ashton's case there was a feature some are spared—her love had been known—and it increased the anguish tenfold.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Damascus is undone, she is put to flight, trembling hath seized on her: anguish and sorrows have taken her as a woman in labour.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Overpowered with anguish, the light suddenly dropped from her hand, and she fell senseless upon the floor.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Again my soul trembled with anguish, for that strange portentous word, 'death,' was ever written within me or without.
SECOND EDITION OF A DISCOVERY CONCERNING GHOSTSGEORGE CRUIKSHANK
It is taught by suffering, and the dwarfs know it but little, because being wiser than men they escape much anguish.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
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WORDS RELATED TO ANGUISH

  • adversities
  • afflictions
  • anxieties
  • bitter pills
  • burdens
  • calamities
  • catastrophes
  • curses
  • destitution
  • difficulties
  • griefs
  • indigence
  • loads
  • misfortunes
  • needs
  • ordeals
  • penury
  • poverty
  • privations
  • problems
  • sordidness
  • sorrows
  • squalor
  • trials
  • tribulations
  • want
  • woes
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