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obnoxious
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David Copperfield
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  • What’s your name now, — P?’ said my aunt, as a compromise for the obnoxious appellation.
  • CHAPTER 29 I VISIT STEERFORTH AT HIS HOME, AGAIN I mentioned to Mr. Spenlow in the morning, that I wanted leave of absence for a short time; and as I was not in the receipt of any salary, and consequently was not obnoxious to the implacable Jorkins, there was no difficulty about it.
  • But my feelings as a wife and mother require relief; and as I do not wish to consult my family (already obnoxious to the feelings of Mr. Micawber), I know no one of whom I can better ask advice than my friend and former lodger.

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  • an obnoxious woman was making a scene
  • Before the giggling and obnoxious comments got too loud, she pushed the button again.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory

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