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wean
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
to adapt to (in various senses such as):
  • when used without qualification as in: She was weaned at 3 months. — a mammal's adaption to the removal of breastmilk
  • I weaned myself from cigarettes. — adapted to the gradual removal of
  • I was weaned on progressive principals — raised on or adapted to at a very early age.
  • The delirium was not fixed, however; having weaned her eyes from contemplating the outer darkness, by degrees she centred her attention on him, and discovered who it was that held her.
    Chapter 12 (58% in)
  • The fancied object was not fixed, either: his eyes pursued it with unwearied diligence, and, even in speaking to me, were never weaned away.
    Chapter 34 (46% in)

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