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relative
used in Frankenstein

4 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
they are relatives
Definition
connected in various senses such as:
  • a person related by blood or marriage
  • a plant or animal related by origin or grouping
  • Besides, the strange nature of the animal would elude all pursuit, even if I were so far credited as to persuade my relatives to commence it.
    Chapter 7 (65% in)
  • He might remain in Switzerland and wreak his vengeance on my relatives.
    Chapter 19 (59% in)

There are no more uses of "relative" flagged with this meaning in Frankenstein.

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  • Among the lessons that Felix had bestowed upon Safie, geography had not been omitted; I had learned from these the relative situations of the different countries of the earth.
    Chapter 16 (41% in)
  • I felt the greatest ardour for virtue rise within me, and abhorrence for vice, as far as I understood the signification of those terms, relative as they were, as I applied them, to pleasure and pain alone.
    Chapter 15 (24% in)

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

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