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Jane Eyre
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epithet
Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • You missed your epithet.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Too often she betrayed this, by the undue vent she gave to a spiteful antipathy she had conceived against little Adele: pushing her away with some contumelious epithet if she happened to approach her; sometimes ordering her from the room, and always treating her with coldness and acrimony.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: earned the epithet, "The Great"
as in: racial epithet
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