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used in Beloved

5 uses
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to feel anger or unhappiness at having to accept something — often something seen as unjust or something that creates jealousy
  • No. He resented the children she had, that's what.
    One (80% in)
  • Half-dressed and short of breath, they lay side by side resentful of one another and the skylight above them.
    One (12% in)
  • Into the empty space of not knowing about Halle—-a space sometimes colored with righteous resentment at what could have been his cowardice, or stupidity or bad luck—that empty place of no definite news was filled now with a brand-new sorrow and who could tell how many more on the way.
    One (57% in)
  • Where she was once indolent, resentful of every task, now she is spry, executing, even extending the assignments Sethe leaves for them.
    One (73% in)
  • Child plus Beloved whom she thought of as her own, and that is what he resented.
    One (80% in)

There are no more uses of "resent" in Beloved.

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