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  • adj. variation of junk sick


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  • Lev Grossman called Chabon (pronounced SHAY-bon) a Pulitzer winner with the verbal chops of a mandarin writing in the voice of a junk-sick 1950s pulp hack who dreams of being a Pulitzer winner. ...

    April 2008

  • He had seen her at her worst, unwashed and junk-sick and depressed; he’d made her tea and wiped her down with a damp towel and held her on nights she shook and cried out and talked like a crazy person, lost in dreams of wolves and blood and Karl Hauptmann’s violations.

    My Dreams Out in the Street


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