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attire
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Wuthering Heights
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  • She insisted on my fulfilling her directions, before she would let me touch her; and not till after the coachman had been instructed to get ready, and a maid set to pack up some necessary attire, did I obtain her consent for binding the wound and helping to change her garments.
  • Since early morning she had been busy ordering her own small affairs; and now attired in her new black frock — poor thing! her aunt’s death impressed her with no definite sorrow — she obliged me, by constant worrying, to walk with her down through the grounds to meet them.
  • I could scarcely refrain from smiling at this antipathy to the poor fellow; who was a well-made, athletic youth, good-looking in features, and stout and healthy, but attired in garments befitting his daily occupations of working on the farm and lounging among the moors after rabbits and game.

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  • formal attire
  • de Breze, who was all astonishment at finding that this young man had the audacity to enter before the king in such attire.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  The Count of Monte Cristo

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