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embark
used in Frankenstein

5 uses
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Definition set out on a venture — especially to board a ship
  • Those are as fixed as fate, and my voyage is only now delayed until the weather shall permit my embarkation.
    Introductory Letters (40% in)
  • These are my enticements, and they are sufficient to conquer all fear of danger or death and to induce me to commence this laborious voyage with the joy a child feels when he embarks in a little boat, with his holiday mates, on an expedition of discovery up his native river.
    Introductory Letters (7% in)
  • These volumes were my study day and night, and my familiarity with them increased that regret which I had felt, as a child, on learning that my father's dying injunction had forbidden my uncle to allow me to embark in a seafaring life.
    Introductory Letters (11% in)
  • I found that the wind was northeast and must have driven me far from the coast from which I had embarked.
    Chapter 20 (73% in)
  • The day was fair, the wind favourable; all smiled on our nuptial embarkation.
    Chapter 22 (86% in)

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

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