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advocate
used in Jane Eyre

5 uses
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Definition
to recommend or publicly support (someone or something)
  • She advocated a high tone of sentiment; but she did not know the sensations of sympathy and pity; tenderness and truth were not in her.
    Chapter 18 (32% in)
advocated = recommended
  • Consistency, my dear Mr. Brocklehurst; I advocate consistency in all things.
    Chapter 4 (60% in)
  • advocate = recommend
  • Since I had ascertained that Rosamond really preferred him, and that her father was not likely to oppose the match, I — less exalted in my views than St. John — had been strongly disposed in my own heart to advocate their union.
    Chapter 32 (61% in)
  • advocate = recommend
  • I advocate them: I am sworn to spread them.
    Chapter 32 (92% in)
  • advocate = recommend
  • It is the cause of God I advocate: it is under His standard I enlist you.
    Chapter 34 (82% in)
advocate = speak on behalf of and work for
There are no more uses of "advocate" in Jane Eyre.

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