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injunction
used in Wuthering Heights

3 uses
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Definition
a command from the court — usually to prohibit someone from doing or continuing to do something
  • Both the expressions flitting over her face, and the changes of her moods, began to alarm me terribly; and brought to my recollection her former illness, and the doctor's injunction that she should not be crossed.
    Chapter 12 (18% in)
  • 'Then Master Linton has forgot the first injunction of his uncle,' I observed: 'he bid us keep on the Grange land, and here we are off at once.'
    Chapter 26 (7% in)
  • 'You cannot deny that you entered my house of your own accord, in contempt of his injunctions to the contrary.
    Chapter 27 (77% in)

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