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perturb
used in
The House of Mirth
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perturb
Used in
The House of Mirth
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  • Half way down the next flight, she smiled to think that a char-woman's stare should so perturb her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His seat faced toward the door, and she guessed that he had been perturbed by the approach of an acquaintance; a fact confirmed by the turning of heads and general sense of commotion which her own entrance into a railway-carriage was apt to produce.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She had known that Mr. Percy Gryce was to be at Bellomont, but she had not counted on the luck of having him to herself in the train; and the fact banished all perturbing thoughts of Mr. Rosedale.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: she was perturbed
perturbation of the orbit
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