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domestic
Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • It was Christmas week: we took to no settled employment, but spent it in a sort of merry domestic dissipation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Well may he eschew the calm of domestic life; it is not his element: there his faculties stagnate they cannot develop or appear to advantage.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But, Jane, your aspirations after family ties and domestic happiness may be realised otherwise than by the means you contemplate: you may marry.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She was occupied in knitting; a large cat sat demurely at her feet; nothing in short was wanting to complete the beau-ideal of domestic comfort.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "It is all very well for the present," said he; "but seriously, I trust that when the first flush of vivacity is over, you will look a little higher than domestic endearments and household joys."  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: the domestic market
as in: domestic happiness
as in: a domestic animal like a dog
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