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torment
used in Wuthering Heights

9 uses
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Definition
to cause or to experience great mental or physical suffering
  • As the guest answered nothing, but took his seat, and looked thoroughly indifferent what sentiments she cherished concerning him, she turned and whispered an earnest appeal for liberty to her tormentor.
    Chapter 10 (88% in)
  • These three awful nights I've never closed my lids — and oh, I've been tormented!
    Chapter 12 (13% in)
  • If she desired to go, she might: the nuisance of her presence outweighs the gratification to be derived from tormenting her!'
    Chapter 14 (63% in)
  • Is it not sufficient for your infernal selfishness, that while you are at peace I shall writhe in the torments of hell?'
    Chapter 15 (51% in)
  • She said nothing further till the paroxysm was over; then she continued, more kindly — 'I'm not wishing you greater torment than I have, Heathcliff.
    Chapter 15 (53% in)
  • 'May she wake in torment!' he cried, with frightful vehemence, stamping his foot, and groaning in a sudden paroxysm of ungovernable passion.
    Chapter 16 (65% in)
  • 'You are a boastful champion,' replied Heathcliff; 'but I don't like you well enough to hurt him: you shall get the full benefit of the torment, as long as it lasts.
    Chapter 29 (30% in)
  • But his self-love would endure no further torment: I heard, and not altogether disapprovingly, a manual cheek given to her saucy tongue.
    Chapter 31 (62% in)
  • Well, Hareton's aspect was the ghost of my immortal love; of my wild endeavours to hold my right; my degradation, my pride, my happiness, and my anguish — 'But it is frenzy to repeat these thoughts to you: only it will let you know why, with a reluctance to be always alone, his society is no benefit; rather an aggravation of the constant torment I suffer: and it partly contributes to render me regardless how he and his cousin go on together.
    Chapter 33 (85% in)

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