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deposition
used in Frankenstein

3 uses
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Definition
a pretrial questioning of a witness or the resulting transcript
  • The servant instantly showed it to one of the others, who, without saying a word to any of the family, went to a magistrate; and, upon their deposition, Justine was apprehended.
    Chapter 7 (84% in)
  • The first part of this deposition did not in the least interest me, but when the mark of the fingers was mentioned I remembered the murder of my brother and felt myself extremely agitated; my limbs trembled, and a mist came over my eyes, which obliged me to lean on a chair for support.
    Chapter 21 (8% in)
  • "I thank you," replied I; "listen, therefore, to the deposition that I have to make.
    Chapter 23 (73% in)

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