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distinct
used in Wuthering Heights

8 uses
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Definition clear, easily noticed, and/or identifiable as different or separate
  • Her position before was sheltered from the light; now, I had a distinct view of her whole figure and countenance.
    Chapter 2 (21% in)
  • Joseph mumbled indistinctly in the depths of the cellar, but gave no intimation of ascending; so his master dived down to him, leaving me VIS-A-VIS the ruffianly bitch and a pair of grim shaggy sheep-dogs, who shared with her a jealous guardianship over all my movements.
    Chapter 1 (70% in)
  • This time, I remembered I was lying in the oak closet, and I heard distinctly the gusty wind, and the driving of the snow; I heard, also, the fir bough repeat its teasing sound, and ascribed it to the right cause: but it annoyed me so much, that I resolved to silence it, if possible; and, I thought, I rose and endeavoured to unhasp the casement.
    Chapter 3 (45% in)
  • But if you will not mock at me, I'll explain it: I can't do it distinctly; but I'll give you a feeling of how I feel.'
    Chapter 9 (36% in)
  • As to her companion, while raising himself with one hand, he had taken her arm with the other; and so inadequate was his stock of gentleness to the requirements of her condition, that on his letting go I saw four distinct impressions left blue in the colourless skin.
    Chapter 15 (48% in)
  • You had distinctly impressed on me the idea that Catherine was the whole joy of your life: I can't imagine how you think of surviving her loss."
    Chapter 17 (42% in)
  • Besides, unless I had received a distinct impression of her passionless features, that strange feeling would hardly have been removed.
    Chapter 29 (56% in)
  • Those two who have left the room are the only objects which retain a distinct material appearance to me; and that appearance causes me pain, amounting to agony.
    Chapter 33 (75% in)

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

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