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convey
used in Frankenstein

2 meanings, 13 uses
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1  —5 uses as in:
convey her thoughts
Definition
communicate or express
  • ...words cannot convey an idea of the heart-sickening despair that I then endured.
    Chapter 8 (52% in)
convey = communicate or express
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Were we among the tamer scenes of nature I might fear to encounter your unbelief, perhaps your ridicule; but many things will appear possible in these wild and mysterious regions which would provoke the laughter of those unacquainted with the ever-varied powers of nature; nor can I doubt but that my tale conveys in its series internal evidence of the truth of the events of which it is composed.
    Introductory Letters (94% in)
  • conveys = communicates or expresses
  • I wish to prepare you for the woeful news, but I know it is impossible; even now your eye skims over the page to seek the words which are to convey to you the horrible tidings.
    Chapter 7 (4% in)
  • convey = communicate or express
  • If our impulses were confined to hunger, thirst, and desire, we might be nearly free; but now we are moved by every wind that blows and a chance word or scene that that word may convey to us.
    Chapter 10 (30% in)
  • convey = communicate or express
  • Yet such must be the impression conveyed to you by what appears to be the purport of my actions.
    Chapter 24 (88% in)
conveyed = communicated
There are no more uses of "convey" flagged with this meaning in Frankenstein.

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2  —8 uses as in:
convey her safely to
Definition
transport
  • ...he had consequently hired a vessel to convey him to Constantinople, for which city he should sail in a few hours.
    Chapter 14 (86% in)
convey = transport
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • ...when at morning's dawn I descended to the carriage which was to convey me away, they were all there—my father again to bless me, Clerval to press my hand once more, my Elizabeth to renew her entreaties that I would write often and to bestow the last feminine attentions on her playmate and friend.
    Chapter 3 (32% in)
  • convey = transport
  • I threw myself into the chaise that was to convey me away and indulged in the most melancholy reflections.
    Chapter 3 (34% in)
  • convey = transport
  • He was conveyed home, and the anguish that was visible in my countenance betrayed the secret to Elizabeth.
    Chapter 7 (11% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • The Turk quickly perceived the impression that his daughter had made on the heart of Felix and endeavoured to secure him more entirely in his interests by the promise of her hand in marriage so soon as he should be conveyed to a place of safety.
    Chapter 14 (25% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • I threw myself into the carriage that was to convey me away, hardly knowing whither I was going, and careless of what was passing around.
    Chapter 18 (58% in)
  • convey = transport
  • With trembling hand I conveyed the instruments out of the room, but I reflected that I ought not to leave the relics of my work to excite the horror and suspicion of the peasants; and I accordingly put them into a basket, with a great quantity of stones, and laying them up, determined to throw them into the sea that very night; and in the meantime I sat upon the beach, employed in cleaning and arranging my chemical apparatus.
    Chapter 20 (59% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • Once, after the poor animals that conveyed me had with incredible toil gained the summit of a sloping ice mountain, and one, sinking under his fatigue, died, I viewed the expanse before me with anguish, when suddenly my eye caught a dark speck upon the dusky plain.
    Chapter 24 (27% in)
conveyed = transported
There are no more uses of "convey" flagged with this meaning in Frankenstein.

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