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resent
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

4 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
  • She had fiercely resented her enforced absence from church and lectures.
    p. 227.6
  • She suspected that Judith had invented the irksome procedure just to keep her busy, and in a burst of resentment she poured in the remaining cupful all at once.
    p. 48.8
  • Who were these common resentful farmers to dispute his royal right?
    p. 159.2
  • She resented the arduous preparation for the journey to Meeting, the heavy leather boots, the knit socks drawn over them, the clumsy little footstove they had to lug all the way, that cooled off long before the sermon was finished and left one to sit with stinging fingers and toes, while the breath of the whole congregation rose like the smoke from so many pipes.
    p. 235.4

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