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adjective wretched pronunciation in British English /ˈretʃɪd/
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  1. 1
    informal used for emphasizing how much someone or something annoys you

    I looked everywhere and eventually found the wretched letter.

    The wretched man never answered her questions.

  2. 2
    very unpleasant, or in very bad condition

    The whole family lived in one wretched room.

  3. 3
    very unhappy, or ill

    She felt wretched at the thought of what might happen.

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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