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condolence
used in Wuthering Heights

2 uses
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Definition
an expression of sympathy to another who is in sorrow — typically in grief over a death in the family
  • He told Zillah to give me a glass of brandy, and then passed on to the inner room; while she condoled with me on my sorry predicament, and having obeyed his orders, whereby I was somewhat revived, ushered me to bed.
    Chapter 2 (99% in)
  • I wasted no condolences on Miss, nor any expostulations on my mistress; nor did I pay much attention to the sighs of my master, who yearned to hear his lady's name, since he might not hear her voice.
    Chapter 12 (2% in)

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