1 The dreadful secret of the murder was a chronic misery.
2 I lived in a state of chronic uneasiness respecting my behavior to Joe.
3 A sort of chronic remorse went with him everywhere, although not strong enough to make any decided change in his course; and this very remorse reacted again into indulgence.
4 It was clear to me at a glance that he was in the grip of some deadly and chronic disease.
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5 Yes, a chronic and very obstinate case of icterus.
6 As a result, Aunt Pitty was chronically in what Uncle Peter called a "state," never knowing when her bedroom would be entered by an officer and a squad of men.
7 Silent, slow, and solemn; bowing over still further his chronically broken back, he toiled away, as if toil were life itself, and the heavy beating of his hammer the heavy beating of his heart.
8 They both had weak eyes, which I had long attributed to their chronically looking in at keyholes, and they were always at hand when not wanted; indeed that was their only reliable quality besides larceny.