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interpose
used in Wuthering Heights

8 uses
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Definition
to insert between other elements; or to interrupt or stop action by others
  • I flung her back, and hastened to interpose the table between us.
    Chapter 1 (76% in)
  • She held her hand interposed between the furnace-heat and her eyes, and seemed absorbed in her occupation; desisting from it only to chide the servant for covering her with sparks, or to push away a dog, now and then, that snoozled its nose overforwardly into her face.
    Chapter 3 (84% in)
  • Catherine!' interposed Linton, greatly shocked at the double fault of falsehood and violence which his idol had committed.
    Chapter 8 (82% in)
  • 'He is not coming,' I interposed, framing a bit of a lie.
    Chapter 11 (71% in)
  • 'Her mind wanders, sir,' I interposed.
    Chapter 12 (62% in)
  • 'The back of the settle and Earnshaw's person interposed between me and him; so instead of endeavouring to reach me, he snatched a dinner-knife from the table and flung it at my head.
    Chapter 17 (67% in)
  • 'There, Miss Cathy! you see you have got into pretty company,' I interposed.
    Chapter 18 (66% in)
  • 'I would not talk so, Mr. Heathcliff,' I interposed.
    Chapter 34 (57% in)

There are no more uses of "interpose" in Wuthering Heights.

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