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saunter
used in Wuthering Heights

5 uses
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Definition
to walk leisurely
  • 'In our walk along the moor: you told me to ramble where I pleased, while you sauntered on with Mr. Heathcliff?'
    Chapter 10 (65% in)
  • It's surely no great cause of alarm that Heathcliff should take a moonlight saunter on the moors, or even lie too sulky to speak to us in the hay-loft.
    Chapter 9 (64% in)
  • Mr. Linton was not far behind; he opened the gate himself and sauntered slowly up, probably enjoying the lovely afternoon that breathed as soft as summer.
    Chapter 15 (81% in)
  • 'No,' she repeated, and continued sauntering on, pausing at intervals to muse over a bit of moss, or a tuft of blanched grass, or a fungus spreading its bright orange among the heaps of brown foliage; and, ever and anon, her hand was lifted to her averted face.
    Chapter 22 (27% in)
  • Having uttered these words he left the house, slowly sauntered down the garden path, and disappeared through the gate.
    Chapter 34 (48% in)

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

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