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external
used in Wuthering Heights

4 uses
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Definition
outside
in various senses, including:
  • coming from or existing outside a place, organization or thing — as in "external trade"
  • forming or relating to an outside boundary — as in "external walls"
  • on the surface or superficial as contrasted to something that is deep or complete — as in "external appearances"
  • They DO live more in earnest, more in themselves, and less in surface, change, and frivolous external things.
    Chapter 7 (92% in)
  • I inquired, still preserving my external composure, in spite of her ghastly countenance and strange, exaggerated manner.
    Chapter 12 (6% in)
  • It is to amuse myself that I dwell on such subjects as the lack of external comforts: they never occupy my thoughts, except at the moment when I miss them.
    Chapter 13 (25% in)
  • I rose, and, from a gentlemanly idea of relieving his embarrassment, took up my station in the doorway, surveying the external prospect as I stood.
    Chapter 31 (57% in)

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

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