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emit
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

5 uses
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Definition
to send out — such as sound or light
  • Tess was quite serious, painfully serious by this time; and she tried—ultimately and unexpectedly emitting a real round sound.
    1 — The Maiden (78% in)
  • He emitted a laboured breath, as if the scene were getting rather oppressive to his heart, or to his conscience, or to his gentility.
    2 — Maiden No More (14% in)
  • The outskirt of the garden in which Tess found herself had been left uncultivated for some years, and was now damp and rank with juicy grass which sent up mists of pollen at a touch; and with tall blooming weeds emitting offensive smells—weeds whose red and yellow and purple hues formed a polychrome as dazzling as that of cultivated flowers.
    3 — The Rally (44% in)
  • Except Marian, they all looked wistfully and suspiciously at the pair, in the sad yellow rays which the morning candles emitted in contrast with the first cold signals of the dawn without.
    4 — The Consequence (42% in)
  • D'Urberville emitted a low, long laugh.
    6 — The Convert (73% in)

There are no more uses of "emit" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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