Sunday, March 27, 2016

unheeded & battered

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

Ridley, who had prowled unheeded, started forward, stopped, and, with a gesture of disgust, strode off to his study.

He was a man of fort perhaps; and here there were lines round his eyes, and there curious clefts in his cheeks. Slightly battered he appeared, but dogged and in the prime of life.

Definitions: 

unheeded:
ignored; not listened to or given serious attention.

battered:
1. attacked violently and badly damaged by weapons or by bad weather;
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