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Ligon was 15 on that wretched night when everything went wrong.
HE WAS LOCKED UP AT AGE 15. ALMOST SEVEN DECADES LATER, HE’S REENTERING AN UNFAMILIAR WORLD.KAREN HELLERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For months, Rivera has tried to tuck the franchise’s recent wretched past behind a curtain, urging everyone to look ahead at the new culture he’s building.
FINDING THE RIGHT QB IS THE FIRST — AND MOST CRUCIAL — TASK FOR WASHINGTON’S NEW FRONT OFFICELES CARPENTERFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The “wretched” Enigma operator, adjusting his machine to the new day’s settings at midnight or dawn, half-awake, under the strain of war, was likely to skip one critical security step — so Herivel guessed.
HACKERS THRIVE ON THE WEAK LINK IN CYBERSECURITY: PEOPLEGERSHOM GORENBERGFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
After drinking way too much at a party, he spends the next day wondering why there’s no word to describe how wretched he feels.
‘LIAR’S DICTIONARY’ A FAB, QUEER TALE FOR LOVERS OF LANGUAGEKATHI WOLFEJANUARY 29, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The winner will be the most asterisk-worthy champion of this wretched period.
THE CORONAVIRUS HAS TURNED THE NFL INTO A JOKE, AND NOBODY SHOULD BE LAUGHINGJERRY BREWERNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The wretched young man persistently exercises his right of crying "Banco," and so practically going double or quits each time.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He tried the effect of ridicule on the wretched and despairing Louis; and to one of his arguments, he at last extorted a reply.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Henceforth he must remember Winifred only when his sword was at the throat of some wretched mutineer appealing for mercy.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The habitations of the poor are less wretched than those of Italy, but not equal to those of the fertile portion of Switzerland.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY

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