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tumult
used in Wuthering Heights

5 uses
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  • And what was it that had suggested the tremendous tumult?
    Chapter 3 (43% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • 'Wuthering' being a significant provincial adjective, descriptive of the atmospheric tumult to which its station is exposed in stormy weather.
    Chapter 1 (22% in)
  • My human fixture and her satellites rushed to welcome me; exclaiming, tumultuously, they had completely given me up: everybody conjectured that I perished last night; and they were wondering how they must set about the search for my remains.
    Chapter 3 (98% in)
  • Why am I so changed? why does my blood rush into a hell of tumult at a few words?
    Chapter 12 (45% in)
  • 'And yet,' I interrupted, 'you have no scruples in completely ruining all hopes of her perfect restoration, by thrusting yourself into her remembrance now, when she has nearly forgotten you, and involving her in a new tumult of discord and distress.'
    Chapter 14 (34% in)

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

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