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postpone
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
delay until a later time
  • I postponed this attempt for some months longer, for the importance attached to its success inspired me with a dread lest I should fail.
    Chapter 15 (43% in)
  • But you are distant from me, and it is possible that you may dread and yet be pleased with this explanation; and in a probability of this being the case, I dare not any longer postpone writing what, during your absence, I have often wished to express to you but have never had the courage to begin.
    Chapter 22 (28% in)
  • My destruction might indeed arrive a few months sooner, but if my torturer should suspect that I postponed it, influenced by his menaces, he would surely find other and perhaps more dreadful means of revenge.
    Chapter 22 (48% in)

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