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aide-de-camp
used in Anna Karenina

3 uses
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Definition
one who acts as an assistant to another — especially a military officer to a more senior officer
  • Fearfully rich, handsome, great connections, an aide-de-camp, and with all that a very nice, good-natured fellow.
    Part One (34% in)
  • "Bill!" he called, and he went into the next room where he promptly came across an aide-de-camp of his acquaintance and dropped into conversation with him about an actress and her protector.
    Part One (36% in)
  • And at once in the conversation with the aide-de-camp Oblonsky had a sense of relaxation and relief after the conversation with Levin, which always put him to too great a mental and spiritual strain.
    Part One (36% in)

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