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intrusion
used in Wuthering Heights

7 uses
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Definition
an involvement, interruption, or entry — typically unwelcome
  • He evidently wished no repetition of my intrusion.
    Chapter 1 (99% in)
  • 'I'll walk in the yard till daylight, and then I'll be off; and you need not dread a repetition of my intrusion.
    Chapter 3 (71% in)
  • Catherine reflected an instant, with knitted brows — she found it needful to smooth the way for an intrusion.
    Chapter 8 (60% in)
  • Heathcliff — Mr. Heathcliff I should say in future — used the liberty of visiting at Thrushcross Grange cautiously, at first: he seemed estimating how far its owner would bear his intrusion.
    Chapter 10 (57% in)
  • Don't persist, sir! or else I shall be obliged to inform my master of your designs; and he'll take measures to secure his house and its inmates from any such unwarrantable intrusions!'
    Chapter 14 (84% in)
  • Hareton, during the discussion, stood with his hands in his pockets, too awkward to speak; though he looked as if he did not relish my intrusion.
    Chapter 18 (55% in)
  • He did not quit the house again that afternoon, and no one intruded on his solitude; till, at eight o'clock, I deemed it proper, though unsummoned, to carry a candle and his supper to him.
    Chapter 34 (23% in)

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