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resent
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

6 uses
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Definition
to feel anger or unhappiness at having to accept something — often something seen as unjust or something that creates jealousy
  • Mayella jerked her head resentfully at the bench.
    p. 243.1
  • I returned to school and hated Calpurnia steadily until a sudden shriek shattered my resentments.
    p. 33.9
  • I wasn't sure what Jem resented most, but I took umbrage at Mrs. Dubose's assessment of the family's mental hygiene.
    p. 136.2
  • Jem's chin would come up, and he would gaze at Mrs. Dubose with a face devoid of resentment.
    p. 146.7
  • Normally, they were the court's only spectators, and today they seemed resentful of the interruption of their comfortable routine.
    p. 218.0
  • The one place where a man ought to get a square deal is in a courtroom, be he any color of the rainbow, but people have a way of carrying their resentments right into a jury box.
    p. 295.8

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