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haggard

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Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.
J. August Strindberg
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English

Adjective

haggard (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
haggard

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  1. Looking exhausted and unwell, in poor condition
  2. Wild or untamed

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Noun

Singular
haggard

Plural
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haggard ({{{1}}})
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A stackyard, an enclosure on a farm for stacking grain, hay, etc. Used in Manx English and Hiberno-English.
    "He tuk a slew [swerve] round the haggard" [1]

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