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vindicate
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
show to be right or justified
  • CHAPTER 47 Mrs. Dashwood did not hear unmoved the vindication of her former favourite.
    Chapter 47 (0% in)
  • Not that Marianne appeared to distrust the truth of any part of it, for she listened to it all with the most steady and submissive attention, made neither objection nor remark, attempted no vindication of Willoughby, and seemed to shew by her tears that she felt it to be impossible.
    Chapter 32 (3% in)
  • Elinor was to be the comforter of others in her own distresses, no less than in theirs; and all the comfort that could be given by assurances of her own composure of mind, and a very earnest vindication of Edward from every charge but of imprudence, was readily offered.
    Chapter 37 (36% in)
  • Willoughby, "poor Willoughby," as she now allowed herself to call him, was constantly in her thoughts; she would not but have heard his vindication for the world, and now blamed, now acquitted herself for having judged him so harshly before.
    Chapter 45 (31% in)

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