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conflict
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
a struggle or disagreement (in various senses such as:)
  • a serious disagreement
  • the tension from two opposing ideas or feelings
  • a violent fight or war
  • She longed to bid me hasten my return; a thousand conflicting emotions rendered her mute as she bade me a tearful, silent farewell.
    Chapter 18 (57% in)
  • I was anxious and watchful, while my right hand grasped a pistol which was hidden in my bosom; every sound terrified me, but I resolved that I would sell my life dearly and not shrink from the conflict until my own life or that of my adversary was extinguished.
    Chapter 23 (7% in)
  • I knelt on the grass and kissed the earth and with quivering lips exclaimed, "By the sacred earth on which I kneel, by the shades that wander near me, by the deep and eternal grief that I feel, I swear; and by thee, O Night, and the spirits that preside over thee, to pursue the daemon who caused this misery, until he or I shall perish in mortal conflict.
    Chapter 24 (5% in)
  • We are still surrounded by mountains of ice, still in imminent danger of being crushed in their conflict.
    Chapter 24 (55% in)

There are no more uses of "conflict" in Frankenstein.

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