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negative
used in Persuasion

2 uses
  • Sir Walter, on being applied to, without actually withholding his consent, or saying it should never be, gave it all the negative of great astonishment, great coldness, great silence, and a professed resolution of doing nothing for his daughter.
    Chapter 4 (12% in)
  • Unintentionally she returned to that part of the room; he saw her, and, instantly rising, said, with studied politeness— "I beg your pardon, madam, this is your seat;" and though she immediately drew back with a decided negative, he was not to be induced to sit down again.
    Chapter 8 (99% in)

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