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Wuthering Heights Vocabulary in Context Chapter 8
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"He says she's been in a _____ these many months. I heard him tell Mr. Hindley; and now she has nothing to keep her, and she'll be dead before winter" (62).
"I was straining to see the bairn," and she began again to describe it _____ (62).
He neither wept nor prayed; he cursed and _____" (63).
He ____ God and man and gave himself up to reckless dissipation (63).
The servants could not bear his _____ and evil conduct long (63).
Joseph remained to ___ over tenants and labourers, and because it was his vocation to be where he had plenty of wickedness to reprove (63).
"At fifteen she was the queen of the countryside; she had no peer; and she did not turn out a(n) _____, headstrong creature" (64).
Heathcliff kept his hold on her affections _____ (64).
"He struggled long to keep up an equality with Catherine in her studies, and yielded with _____ though silent regret" (66).
"He took a grim pleasure, apparently, in exciting the _____ rather than the esteem of his few acquaintance" (66).
"He _____ with angry suspicion from her girlish caresses" (66).
"Oh, Nelly!" she cried ____, jerking her head away from my hands, "you've combed my hair out of curls" (67).
"You never told me before that I talked too little, or that you disliked my company, Cathy!" exclaimed Heathcliff in much ______ (68).
"I hate you to be fidgeting in my presence," exclaimed the young lady ____, not allowing her guest time to speak (68).
She had failed to recover her ____ since the little dispute with Heathcliff. "I'm sorry for it, Miss Catherine" (68).
I proceeded _____ with my occupation. She, supposing that Edgar could not see her, snatched the cloth from my hand, and pinched me, with a prolonged wrench, very spitefully on the arm (69).
He drew back in _____. I lifted Hareton in my arms, and walked off to the kitchen with him, leaving the door of communication open, for I was curious to watch how they would settle their disagreement (69).
Edgar _____ in his resolution as far as the court; there, he lingered. I was resolved to encourage him (70).
The soft thing looked ____ through the window; he possessed the power to depart, as much as a cat possesses the power to leave a mouse half killed, or a bird half eaten (70).
I saw the quarrel had merely effected a closer intimacy ---had broken the outworks of a youthful ____, and enabled them to forsake the disguise of friendship, and confess themselves lovers (70).
I went to hide little Hareton, and to take the shot out of the master's ______ piece which he was fond of playing with in his insane excitement, to the hazard of the lives of any who provoked or even attracted his notice too much (71).
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