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interpose
used in Jane Eyre

5 uses
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Definition
to insert between other elements; or to interrupt or stop action by others
  • I was about to propound a question, touching the manner in which that operation of changing my heart was to be performed, when Mrs. Reed interposed, telling me to sit down; she then proceeded to carry on the conversation herself.
    Chapter 4 (51% in)
  • I daresay she is crying because she could not go out with Missis in the carriage," interposed Bessie.
    Chapter 3 (54% in)
  • Here the gentlemen interposed with earnest petitions to be further enlightened on these two last-named points; but they got only blushes, ejaculations, tremors, and titters, in return for their importunity.
    Chapter 18 (96% in)
  • "How well you read me, you witch!" interposed Mr. Rochester: "but what did you find in the veil besides its embroidery?
    Chapter 25 (54% in)
  • "Besides, the fire is too hot for you," interposed Mary.
    Chapter 29 (53% in)

There are no more uses of "interpose" in Jane Eyre.

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