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Jane Eyre
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  • My head still ached and bled with the blow and fall I had received: no one had reproved John for wantonly striking me; and because I had turned against him to avert farther irrational violence, I was loaded with general opprobrium.

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  • Certainly there were plenty of Guatemalans in California, and certainly they would be more than happy to have a trophy like Mae, to punish her for her opprobrium.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • As Ted inspected the house with an opprobrious tilt to his nose and something vaguely militaristic in his inspection tour of the damp bedrooms, he stopped suddenly in front of a poster and stared at it.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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