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Definitionvery offensive or unpleasant
- What's your name now, — P?' said my aunt, as a compromise for the obnoxious appellation.Chapters 34-36 (14% in)
- CHAPTER 29 I VISIT STEERFORTH AT HIS HOME, AGAIN I mentioned to Mr. Spenlow in the morning, that I wanted leave of absence for a short time; and as I was not in the receipt of any salary, and consequently was not obnoxious to the implacable Jorkins, there was no difficulty about it.Chapters 28-30 (56% in)
- But my feelings as a wife and mother require relief; and as I do not wish to consult my family (already obnoxious to the feelings of Mr. Micawber), I know no one of whom I can better ask advice than my friend and former lodger.Chapters 40-42 (98% in)
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