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liberate
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
to set free — as from prison or political oppression
  • Cathy begged that he might be liberated then, as Isabella Linton had no partner: her entreaties were vain, and I was appointed to supply the deficiency.
    Chapter 7 (70% in)
  • He opened them suddenly, and resigned the object of dispute; but, ere she had well secured it, he seized her with the liberated hand, and, pulling her on his knee, administered with the other a shower of terrific slaps on both sides of the head, each sufficient to have fulfilled his threat, had she been able to fall.'
    Chapter 27 (47% in)
  • She told me that her anguish had at last spurred Linton to incur the risk of liberating her.
    Chapter 28 (94% in)

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