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establish
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
create, start, or set in [a] place
  • It is right to establish a good understanding at the beginning.
    Chapter 13 (30% in)
establish = create
  • I felt my heels and coat-laps peculiar subjects of assault; and parrying off the larger combatants as effectually as I could with the poker, I was constrained to demand, aloud, assistance from some of the household in re-establishing peace.
    Chapter 1 (79% in)
  • re-establishing = restoring
  • Catherine, also, deemed it judicious to moderate her expressions of pleasure in receiving him; and he gradually established his right to be expected.
    Chapter 10 (58% in)
  • established = created
  • When Heathcliff is in, I'm often obliged to seek the kitchen and their society, or starve among the damp uninhabited chambers; when he is not, as was the case this week, I establish a table and chair at one corner of the house fire, and never mind how Mr. Earnshaw may occupy himself; and he does not interfere with my arrangements.
    Chapter 17 (26% in)
  • establish = set
  • She was driven away, never to revisit this neighbourhood: but a regular correspondence was established between her and my master when things were more settled.
    Chapter 17 (71% in)
  • established = created
  • The two new friends established themselves in the house during his absence; where I heard Hareton sternly cheek his cousin, on her offering a revelation of her father-in-law's conduct to his father.
    Chapter 33 (48% in)
established = settled
There are no more uses of "establish" in Wuthering Heights.

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