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vociferous
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
expressed with forceful energy — often loud and sometimes offensive
  • CHAPTER IX HE entered, vociferating oaths dreadful to hear; and caught me in the act of stowing his son sway in the kitchen cupboard.
    Chapter 9 (0% in)
  • I did, though: I vociferated curses enough to annihilate any fiend in Christendom; and I got a stone and thrust it between his jaws, and tried with all my might to cram it down his throat.
    Chapter 6 (63% in)
  • He replied audibly enough, in a fashion which made my companion vociferate, more clamorously than before, that a wide distinction might be drawn between saints like himself and sinners like his master.
    Chapter 9 (71% in)

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