To better see all uses of the word
The Idiot
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Used In
The Idiot
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • —"But, on the other hand, if one looks things in the face, you know—upon my honour, the prince is a rare good fellow—and—and—and—well, his name, you know—your family name—all this looks well, and perpetuates the name and title and all that—which at this moment is not standing so high as it might—from one point of view—don’t you know?

  • There are no more uses of "perpetuate" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • perpetuate a myth
  • The monument helps to perpetuate her memory.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading