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The Idiot
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  • It is their wickedness, their perpetual detestable malice—that’s what it is—they are all full of malice, malice!
  • It was impossible for me to go on living when life was full of such detestable, strange, tormenting forms.
  • You may add that I have surely enough to think of, on my own account, without him; and therefore it is all the more surprising that I cannot tear my eyes and thoughts away from his detestable physiognomy.
  • The first disagreeable impression experienced by Mrs. Epanchin was to find the prince surrounded by a whole assembly of other guests—not to mention the fact that some of those present were particularly detestable in her eyes.
  • At home, everybody, mother, my sisters, Prince S., even that detestable Colia!
  • I hate you, Gavrila Ardalionovitch, solely (this may seem curious to you, but I repeat)—solely because you are the type, and incarnation, and head, and crown of the most impudent, the most self-satisfied, the most vulgar and detestable form of commonplaceness.

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  • detestable behavior
  • If it’s not too late, I want to eliminate my more detestable vices before I get married.

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