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asperity
used in Jane Eyre

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harshness of manner
  • Soft scene, daring demonstration, I would not have; and I stood in peril of both: a weapon of defence must be prepared — I whetted my tongue: as he reached me, I asked with asperity, "whom he was going to marry now?"
    Chapter 24 (90% in)

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