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indignant
used in Wuthering Heights

13 uses
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angered or annoyed at something unjust or wrong
  • No, no, Isabella, you sha'n't run off,' she continued, arresting, with feigned playfulness, the confounded girl, who had risen indignantly.
    Chapter 10 (85% in)
  • He stood by the fire, his back towards me, just finishing a stormy scene with poor Zillah; who ever and anon interrupted her labour to pluck up the corner of her apron, and heave an indignant groan.
    Chapter 3 (86% in)
  • 'He quite deserted! we separated!' she exclaimed, with an accent of indignation.
    Chapter 9 (48% in)
  • Miss Linton regarded her sister-in-law with indignation.
    Chapter 10 (73% in)
  • I couldn't withhold giving some loose to my indignation; but Catherine angrily insisted on silence, and threatened to order me out of the kitchen, if I dared to be so presumptuous as to put in my insolent tongue.
    Chapter 11 (29% in)
  • Joseph beheld my style of cookery with growing indignation.
    Chapter 13 (68% in)
  • After a pause and a prolonged gaze, she resumed; addressing me in accents of indignant disappointment:— 'Oh, you see, Nelly, he would not relent a moment to keep me out of the grave.
    Chapter 15 (58% in)
  • Hareton did not appear to feel this threat; so the tears sprang into her eyes with indignation.
    Chapter 18 (68% in)
  • Go — ' And, aiding the indignant elder with a lift by the arm, he rid the room of him and closed the door.
    Chapter 19 (98% in)
  • Joseph snatched up the food indignantly, and brought it to us.
    Chapter 20 (89% in)
  • If the dead villain could rise from his grave to abuse me for his offspring's wrongs, I should have the fun of seeing the said offspring fight him back again, indignant that he should dare to rail at the one friend he has in the world!'
    Chapter 21 (51% in)
  • Earnshaw blushed crimson when his cousin made this revelation of his private literary accumulations, and stammered an indignant denial of her accusations.
    Chapter 31 (41% in)
  • 'Yes that's all the good that such a brute as you can get from them!' cried Catherine, sucking her damaged lip, and watching the conflagration with indignant eyes.
    Chapter 31 (72% in)

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