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used in David Copperfield

4 uses
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a greeting — such as "Hi",  "Dear John:", or "Ladies and Gentlemen"


the act of greeting
  • Steerforth, after very much improving Mrs. Gummidge's spirits by a cheerful salutation and a jocose embrace, took my arm, and hurried me away.
    Chapters 22-24 (10% in)
  • Though I could almost have consigned her to the mercies of the wind on the topmost pinnacle of the Cathedral, without remorse, I made a virtue of necessity, and gave her a friendly salutation.
    Chapters 37-39 (77% in)
  • 'Gentlemen!' said Mr. Micawber, after the first salutations, 'you are friends in need, and friends indeed.
    Chapters 49-51 (12% in)
  • 'Well, Mr. and Mrs. Micawber,' was my aunt's first salutation after we were seated.
    Chapters 52-54 (68% in)

There are no more uses of "salutation" in David Copperfield.

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