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She poured out some chocolate, took it hurriedly, and quitted the room, leaving her husband in a disheartening reverie.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Things are going on here in their usual gently disheartening gait.
At first sight it seems disheartening to find that physicians are so easily humbugged.
We explored almost every bay and inlet we came across, but of course always with the same disheartening result.
The condition of these articles, too, is most disheartening.
"If you've got a drag with old Macy, maybe he'll raise you," was Charley's disheartening reply.
FLAPPERS AND PHILOSOPHERSF. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Without the spiritual world the material world is a disheartening enigma.
Changing his plan of attack would have been a partial confession of defeat, to some extent disheartening his men.
The constant gales were very disheartening, the last having continued for four days with only short intervals of moderate weather.
All morning, the rain had been beating down with a sullen persistency which Marjorie found distinctly disheartening.

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