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ascend
used in Wuthering Heights

5 uses
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Definition
to move or slope upward
  • On ascending to Isabella's room, my suspicions were confirmed: it was empty.
    Chapter 12 (84% in)
  • Joseph mumbled indistinctly in the depths of the cellar, but gave no intimation of ascending; so his master dived down to him, leaving me VIS-A-VIS the ruffianly bitch and a pair of grim shaggy sheep-dogs, who shared with her a jealous guardianship over all my movements.
    Chapter 1 (71% in)
  • But the return was no such easy matter: the stones were smooth and neatly cemented, and the rose-bushes and black-berry stragglers could yield no assistance in re-ascending.
    Chapter 22 (52% in)
  • Zillah and I ascended after him; but he stopped me at the top of the steps, and said I shouldn't go in: I must go home.
    Chapter 24 (66% in)
  • Linton who had been conveyed up to the little parlour soon after I left, was terrified into fetching the key before his father re-ascended.
    Chapter 28 (96% in)

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