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adversary
used in Frankenstein

7 uses
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Definition an opponent
  • She left me, and I continued some time walking up and down the passages of the house and inspecting every corner that might afford a retreat to my adversary.
    Chapter 23 (13% in)
  • I resolved, therefore, that if my immediate union with my cousin would conduce either to hers or my father's happiness, my adversary's designs against my life should not retard it a single hour.
    Chapter 22 (51% in)
  • If for one instant I had thought what might be the hellish intention of my fiendish adversary, I would rather have banished myself forever from my native country and wandered a friendless outcast over the earth than have consented to this miserable marriage.
    Chapter 22 (70% in)
  • I was anxious and watchful, while my right hand grasped a pistol which was hidden in my bosom; every sound terrified me, but I resolved that I would sell my life dearly and not shrink from the conflict until my own life or that of my adversary was extinguished.
    Chapter 23 (7% in)
  • But revenge kept me alive; I dared not die and leave my adversary in being.
    Chapter 24 (2% in)
  • I did not weep, but I knelt down and with a full heart thanked my guiding spirit for conducting me in safety to the place where I hoped, notwithstanding my adversary's gibe, to meet and grapple with him.
    Chapter 24 (21% in)
  • Think not, Walton, that in the last moments of my existence I feel that burning hatred and ardent desire of revenge I once expressed; but I feel myself justified in desiring the death of my adversary.
    Chapter 24 (70% in)

There are no more uses of "adversary" in Frankenstein.

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