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perturbation
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Emma
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perturbation
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Emma
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  • óBut her mind had never been in such perturbation; and it needed a very strong effort to appear attentive and cheerful till the usual hour of separating allowed her the relief of quiet reflection.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her voice was not unsteady; but her mind was in all the perturbation that such a development of self, such a burst of threatening evil, such a confusion of sudden and perplexing emotions, must create.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Miss Woodhouse, what do you think has happened!" which instantly burst forth, had all the evidence of corresponding perturbation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mrs. Weston was looking so ill, and had an air of so much perturbation, that Emma's uneasiness increased; and the moment they were alone, she eagerly said, "What is it my dear friend?  (not reviewed by editor)

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perturbation of the orbit
as in: she was perturbed
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