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function
used in Frankenstein

2 uses
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Definition
purpose, job, or natural activity
  • It is your duty as a magistrate, and I believe and hope that your feelings as a man will not revolt from the execution of those functions on this occasion.
    Chapter 23 (81% in)
functions = responsibilities (jobs)
  • During the two years that had elapsed previous to their marriage my father had gradually relinquished all his public functions; and immediately after their union they sought the pleasant climate of Italy, and the change of scene and interest attendant on a tour through that land of wonders, as a restorative for her weakened frame.
    Chapter 1 (46% in)
functions = responsibilities
There are no more uses of "function" in Frankenstein.

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