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abide
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abide
Used in
Wuthering Heights
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  • His abode at the Heights was an oppression past explaining.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But Mr. Heathcliff forms a singular contrast to his abode and style of living.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I believe her new abode was in the south, near London; there she had a son born a few months subsequent to her escape.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And I, in my secret heart (and conscience never reproached me), thought what a blessing it would be for HIM should Heathcliff put him out of misery; and what a blessing for ME should he send Heathcliff to his right abode!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He surveyed the carved front and low-browed lattices, the straggling gooseberry-bushes and crooked firs, with solemn intentness, and then shook his head: his private feelings entirely disapproved of the exterior of his new abode.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'You've a nice house, Joseph,' I could not refrain from observing, 'and pleasant inmates; and I think the concentrated essence of all the madness in the world took up its abode in my brain the day I linked my fate with theirs!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This September I was invited to devastate the moors of a friend in the north, and on my journey to his abode, I unexpectedly came within fifteen miles of Gimmerton.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I couldn't abide to be present at their meeting.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And far rather would I be condemned to a perpetual dwelling in the infernal regions than, even for one night, abide beneath the roof of Wuthering Heights again.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: abide in the forest
as in: abide by her decision
as in: an abiding desire to
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