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postpone
used in Wuthering Heights

2 uses
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Definition delay until a later time
  • But he had sense to postpone complaining: there might be compensation within.
    Chapter 20 (47% in)
  • Catherine surveyed him with grief and astonishment: she changed the ejaculation of joy on her lips to one of alarm; and the congratulation on their long-postponed meeting to an anxious inquiry, whether he were worse than usual?
    Chapter 26 (17% in)

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