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perish
used in Wuthering Heights

4 uses
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Definition
to die — especially in an unnatural way

or:

to be destroyed or cease to exist
  • If all else perished, and HE remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger: I should not seem a part of it.
    Chapter 9 (53% 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)
  • Not THERE — not in heaven — not perished — where?
    Chapter 16 (67% in)
  • And do you imagine that beautiful young lady, that healthy, hearty girl, will tie herself to a little perishing monkey like you?
    Chapter 27 (61% in)

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