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denotes
used in Oliver Twist

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means literally; or indicates
  • The houses on either side were high and large, but very old, and tenanted by people of the poorest class: as their neglected appearance would have sufficiently denoted, without the concurrent testimony afforded by the squalid looks of the few men and women who, with folded arms and bodies half doubled, occasionally skulked along.
    Chapter 5 — Oliver Mingles with New Associates. Going to a Funeral.... (61% in)
  • Mr. Dawkins gave his hat a ferocious cock, after delivering this sentiment, and looked at Master Bates, as if to denote that he would feel obliged by his saying anything to the contrary.
    Chapter 18 — How Oliver Passed His Time in the Improving Society of.... (44% in)
  • A more than ordinary redness in the region of the young gentleman's nose, and a kind of fixed wink in his right eye, denoted that he was in a slight degree intoxicated; these symptoms were confirmed by the intense relish with which he took his oysters, for which nothing but a strong appreciation of their cooling properties, in cases of internal fever, could have sufficiently accounted.
    Chapter 27 — Atones for the Unpoliteness of a Former Chapter; Which.... (81% in)

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