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solicitous
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
showing care or concern for someone
  • Here, a bed was prepared, without loss of time, in which Mr. Brownlow saw his young charge carefully and comfortably deposited; and here, he was tended with a kindness and solicitude that knew no bounds.
    Chapter 12 — In Which Oliver is Taken Better Care of than He Ever was.... (3% in)
  • Then, bending over Oliver, he helped to carry him upstairs, with the care and solicitude of a woman.
    Chapter 28 — Looks after Oliver, and Proceeds with His Adventures (**% in)

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