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apprise
used in Jane Eyre

3 uses
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Definition
inform (somebody) of something
  • ; the promise pledged by Mr. Brocklehurst to apprise Miss Temple and the teachers of my vicious nature.
    Chapter 7 (27% in)
  • My father and brother had not made my marriage known to their acquaintance; because, in the very first letter I wrote to apprise them of the union — having already begun to experience extreme disgust of its consequences, and, from the family character and constitution, seeing a hideous future opening to me — I added an urgent charge to keep it secret: and very soon the infamous conduct of the wife my father had selected for me was such as to make him blush to own her as his...
    Chapter 27 (48% in)
  • "But I apprised you that I was a hard man," said he, "difficult to persuade."
    Chapter 33 (56% in)

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