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Wuthering Heights
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  • Hindley is a detestable substitute — his conduct to Heathcliff is atrocious — H. and I are going to rebel — we took our initiatory step this evening.
  • I spat out, and affirmed it tasted detestably — I would not take it on any account.
  • You’d hear of odd things if I lived alone with that mawkish, waxen face: the most ordinary would be painting on its white the colours of the rainbow, and turning the blue eyes black, every day or two: they detestably resemble Linton’s.’
  • You wouldn’t think that I should cry at anything Joseph could say; but he and Hareton are detestable companions.
  • ’Will you shut the door, if you please? you left it open; and those — those DETESTABLE creatures won’t bring coals to the fire.

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  • detestable behavior
  • If it’s not too late, I want to eliminate my more detestable vices before I get married.

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