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animate
used in Wuthering Heights

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1  —1 use as in:
animate v. inanimate
Definition
alive; or (more rarely) an animal—not a plant; or (more rarely still) the degree to which as an animal feels and thinks
  • He exerted preterhuman self-denial in abstaining from finishing him completely; but getting out of breath, he finally desisted, and dragged the apparently inanimate body on to the settle.
    Chapter 17 (46% in)

There are no more uses of "animate" flagged with this meaning in Wuthering Heights.

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  • 'I'm animated with hunger; and, seemingly, I must not eat.'
    Chapter 34 (19% in)
  • ...at length, I had lighted on a spot where it was next to impracticable — I, weak wretch, after maintaining till dusk a struggle with low spirits and solitude, was finally compelled to strike my colours; and under pretence of gaining information concerning the necessities of my establishment, I desired Mrs. Dean, when she brought in supper, to sit down while I ate it; hoping sincerely she would prove a regular gossip, and either rouse me to animation or lull me to sleep by her talk.
    Chapter 4 (4% in)
  • 'Yes,' she answered; 'but he looked better when he was animated; that is his everyday countenance: he wanted spirit in general.'
    Chapter 8 (34% in)
  • 'Ah! you are come, are you, Edgar Linton?' she said, with angry animation.
    Chapter 12 (59% in)
  • Mr. Heathcliff having overheard the conversation, as well as I, smiled when he saw him go; but immediately afterwards cast a look of singular aversion on the flippant pair, who remained chattering in the door-way: the boy finding animation enough while discussing Hareton's faults and deficiencies, and relating anecdotes of his goings on; and the girl relishing his pert and spiteful sayings, without considering the ill-nature they evinced.
    Chapter 21 (59% in)
  • Master Heathcliff received us with greater animation on this occasion: not the animation of high spirits though, nor yet of joy; it looked more like fear.
    Chapter 27 (9% in)
  • Master Heathcliff received us with greater animation on this occasion: not the animation of high spirits though, nor yet of joy; it looked more like fear.
    Chapter 27 (9% in)
  • The red fire-light glowed on their two bonny heads, and revealed their faces animated with the eager interest of children; for, though he was twenty-three and she eighteen, each had so much of novelty to feel and learn, that neither experienced nor evinced the sentiments of sober disenchanted maturity.
    Chapter 33 (62% in)
  • You look uncommonly animated.'
    Chapter 34 (19% in)

There are no more uses of "animate" in Wuthering Heights.

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