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habitual
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
done regularly
  • The Jew glanced round the room, as his companion tossed down the second glassful; not in curiousity, for he had seen it often before; but in a restless and suspicious manner habitual to him.
    Chapter 19 — In Which a Notable Plan is Discussed and Determined On (23% in)
  • One afternoon, the Dodger and Master Bates being engaged out that evening, the first-named young gentleman took it into his head to evince some anxiety regarding the decoration of his person (to do him justice, this was by no means an habitual weakness with him); and, with this end and aim, he condescendingly commanded Oliver to assist him in his toilet, straightway.
    Chapter 18 — How Oliver Passed His Time in the Improving Society of.... (32% in)
  • There was an old smoky bust over the mantel-shelf, and a dusty clock above the dock—the only thing present, that seemed to go on as it ought; for depravity, or poverty, or an habitual acquaintance with both, had left a taint on all the animate matter, hardly less unpleasant than the thick greasy scum on every inanimate object that frowned upon it.
    Chapter 43 — Wherein is Shown How the Artful Dodger Got Into Trouble (71% in)

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