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Could You Be More Specific?

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New York Times, June 1, 1867. Given that he was standing pat with 80 whole cents in his pocket, the poor blighter inferably meant misery in the sense of "great mental or emotional distress" rather than "distress or suffering caused by need, privation, or poverty."

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