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countenance
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The Idiot
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countenance
Used in
The Idiot
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  • Rogojin's eyes flashed, and a smile of insanity distorted his countenance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Ardalion Alexandrovitch, evidently much out of countenance, pushed Muishkin in front.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Chaos and scandal are to be found everywhere, madame," remarked Doktorenko, who was considerably put out of countenance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His bewilderment and his alarmed perplexity passed off, however, and his lips now twitched with rage as he continued to stare evilly at his laughing guest, while his countenance became absolutely livid.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She, too, glanced at the prince's panic-stricken countenance, then rushed at her sister, threw her arms round her neck, and burst into as merry a fit of laughter as Aglaya's own.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a pleasant countenance
as in: giving countenance
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