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reputable
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
trusted and respected (having a good reputation)
  • 'I consider, sir, that you have obtained possession of that book, under very suspicious and disreputable circumstances; and you may think yourself very fortunate that the owner of the property declines to prosecute.
    Chapter 11 — Treats of Mr. Fang the Police Magistrate; and Furnishes a.... (91% in)
  • CHAPTER XVIII HOW OLIVER PASSED HIS TIME IN THE IMPROVING SOCIETY OF HIS REPUTABLE FRIENDS About noon next day, when the Dodger and Master Bates had gone out to pursue their customary avocations, Mr. Fagin took the opportunity of reading Oliver a long lecture on the crying sin of ingratitude; of which he clearly demonstrated he had been guilty, to no ordinary extent, in wilfully absenting himself from the society of his anxious friends; and, still more, in endeavouring to escape from...
    Chapter 18 — How Oliver Passed His Time in the Improving Society of.... (0% in)

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