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solicit
used in Wuthering Heights

3 uses
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Definition
to ask or plead for something

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  • I do myself the honour of calling as soon as possible after my arrival, to express the hope that I have not inconvenienced you by my perseverance in soliciting the occupation of Thrushcross Grange: I heard yesterday you had had some thoughts — '
    Chapter 1 (8% in)
  • He would have recoiled still more had he been aware that her attachment rose unsolicited, and was bestowed where it awakened no reciprocation of sentiment; for the minute he discovered its existence he laid the blame on Heathcliff's deliberate designing.
    Chapter 10 (61% in)
  • He solicited the society of no one more.
    Chapter 34 (72% in)

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

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