- Who would not be angered when it was quite clear without any naive questions and when it was understood that it was useless to discuss it.
- By way of answer he saw the little girl’s face approaching him, her full lips naively held out to kiss him.
- I saw clearly that it was too naively expressed, and that perhaps he simply has no skill in writing…. that is a true criticism, brother.
- It is expressed again in legal jargon, that is to say, with a too obvious display of the aim, and with a very naive eagerness.
- "All this is very naive…. excuse me, I should have said impudent on your part," said Raskolnikov.
- "N-no," Sonia whispered naively and timidly.
- Svidrigailov asked in naive dismay, taking not the slightest notice of the epithet bestowed on his designs.
There are no more uses of "naive" in the book.
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- You—Aunty, do you know the stuff in that thing makes Dr. Goebbels look like a naive little country boy?
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- I realize that some naive sliver of me hoped that he was better than this.
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