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paltry
used in Wuthering Heights

4 uses
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Definition
insignificant in amount or quality
  • And that insipid, paltry creature attending her from DUTY and HUMANITY!
    Chapter 14 (88% in)
  • I'll pit him against that paltry creature, unless it bestir itself briskly.
    Chapter 21 (39% in)
  • How can you deliberately get up such paltry falsehoods?
    Chapter 22 (70% in)
  • 'Now,' said he, with curbed ferocity, 'I'm getting angry and if you don't command that paltry spirit of yours — DAMN you! get up directly!'
    Chapter 27 (31% in)

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

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