Examples of anguished in a Sentence
the military's explanation of the accident did nothing to console the anguished widow
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Rachman points to the famous 1970 photo from Kent State University, where an anguished young woman crouches beside a protester who'd been killed by the National Guard.
The character’s suffering and guilt were apparent in the anguished tone of Mr. Mattei’s singing and the wracked movements of body.
The guards apparently were trying to prevent the boys waiting in line for beatings from panicking, hoping the noise would drown out the thwack-thwack-thwack of the strap and the anguished screams.
Buy Photo As the heat index peaked at 106 Tuesday, the hottest day so far this year, strangers at unshaded crosswalks exchanged anguished scowls.
And a character called the Ghost (Hannah John-Kamen), an escapee from the Quantum Realm, is an anguished creature who dematerializes and rematerializes at will during fights with Ant-Man and the Wasp, making her a tough opponent to beat and defeat.
What was an intense crisis at the border with anguished children held in cages is now spreading more quietly around the country as officials seek to find long-term care for them.
Seven miles from Mexico and surrounded by brushlands that are home to the border's busiest smuggling routes, the Bentsen Tower federal courthouse has become one of the anguished epicenters of family separation.
Seven miles from Mexico and surrounded by brushlands that are home to the border’s busiest smuggling routes, the Bentsen Tower federal courthouse has become one of the anguished epicenters of family separation.
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aching, agonized, bemoaning, bewailing, bitter, deploring, doleful, dolorous, funeral, grieving, heartbroken, lamentable, lugubrious, mournful, plaintive, plangent, regretful, rueful, sorrowful, sorry, wailing, weeping, woeful;
black, bleak, cheerless, comfortless, dark, darkening, desolate, dismal, dreary, funereal, gloomy, glum, gray (also grey), joyless, low, miserable, moody, morbid, morose, pathetic, pessimistic, piteous, saturnine, somber (or sombre), sullen;
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