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resent
used in And Then There Were None

2 uses
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Definition
to feel anger or unhappiness at having to accept something — often something seen as unjust or something that creates jealousy
  • Blore said resentfully: "That brandy's all right."
    p. 199.8
resentfully = with dislike for having been treated unjustly

(editor's note:  There was an unvoiced suggestion that Blore could not be trusted.)
  • Wish to say resent very much-slur on my wife.
    p. 61.1
resent = feel anger or unhappiness about something not liked
There are no more uses of "resent" in And Then There Were None.

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