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qualms
used in Wuthering Heights

2 uses
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Definition
feelings of uneasiness — especially about whether it is right to do something
  • I was surprised to witness how coolly the child gathered himself up, and went on with his intention; exchanging saddles and all, and then sitting down on a bundle of hay to overcome the qualm which the violent blow occasioned, before he entered the house.
    Chapter 4 (98% in)
  • I descended to tell my master that the young lady's qualm of sickness was almost gone, but I judged it best for her to lie down a while.
    Chapter 21 (99% in)

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