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felicity
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
felicity of expression
Definition
pleasing and appropriate manner or style; or an instance of such
  • This amazed and enraptured Tess, whose slight experiences had been so infelicitous till now; and in her reaction from indignation against the male sex she swerved to excess of honour for Clare.
    4 — The Consequence (55% in)

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  • She also, by a felicitous thought, took a handkerchief from her bundle and tied it round her face under her bonnet, covering her chin and half her cheeks and temples, as if she were suffering from toothache.
    5 — The Woman Pays (68% in)

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