whole: M P 421 ‘I have no jealousy of any individual. It is the influence of the fashionable world altogether that I am jealous of’.

amazing: N A 107 ‘…young men despised novels amazingly’. ‘It is amazingly; it may well suggest amazement it they do’.

amount: E 334 This was the amount of the whole story; 367 in the general amount of the day there was deficiency.

apparent, opposed not to real but to hidden: M P 467 was received by her with a coldness which ought to have been repulsive, and have established apparent indifference between them for ever.

appearance: M P 202 Henry Crawford had destroyed her happiness, but he should not know that he had done it; he should not destroy her credit, her appearance, her prosperity too (certainly not personal appearance).

apply, application: N A 241 with an endeavour to do right, applied to her work.

appointment: M P 455 ‘the merciful appointment of Providence’; 468 without presuming to look forward to a juster appointment hereafter (dispensation).

of a social engagement: N A 129 she had gone to her appointment preparing for happiness which it had not afforded (a dinner-party).

apprehension: P 9 The Kellynch property was good, but not equal to Sir Walter’s apprehension of the state required in its possessor.

around: E 88 they both looked around, and she was obliged to join them. (Still usual in the U.S.A.)

article: E 172 ‘I have a piece of news for you. You like news—and I heard an article in my way hither that I think will interest you’.

as = like: M P 225 ‘It is as a dream, a pleasant dream!’

other(wise) than as = except in so far as: S S 261, P P 142, E 69, Advt. to N A 12 with this, neither the author nor the public have any other concern than as some observation is necessary upon those parts of the work which thirteen years have made comparatively obsolete.

ascertain never means merely find out: it can be used with an impersonal subject: N A 67 Morland produced his watch, and ascertained the fact; 169 … the precious manuscript, for half a glance sufficed to ascertain written characters.

attach, of the affections especially between the sexes, trans, or refl.: S S 17 ‘the man who could seriously attach my sister’. E 203 ‘I never could attach myself to any one so completely reserved’. Cf. fix.

attention: M P 76 ‘whose … manners were such a pattern of good-breeding and attention’.

avert: E 452 objects of curiosity and employment, which must be averting the past.

backwards, forwards: P P 168 The room in which the ladies sat was backwards; E 89 (a room) looking forwards; M P 445 Sitting forwards.

beau: S S 123 [Miss Steele] ‘a prodigious smart young man, quite a beau’.

beaufet: E 156 (buffet: The Watsons 357). See O.E.D. for the spelling.

board = tray: M P 344 tea-board, urn, and cake-bearers.

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