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commotion
used in Jane Eyre

3 uses
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Definition
a disturbance — typically noisy
  • All in that region was fire and commotion; the soup and fish were in the last stage of projection, and the cook hung over her crucibles in a frame of mind and body threatening spontaneous combustion.
    Chapter 17 (27% in)
  • I had entreated him to keep quite clear of the house till everything was arranged: and, indeed, the bare idea of the commotion, at once sordid and trivial, going on within its walls sufficed to scare him to estrangement.
    Chapter 34 (15% in)
  • Mr. Rochester turned mechanically to SEE what the commotion was: but as he SAW nothing, he returned and sighed.
    Chapter 37 (18% in)

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