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  • Ardalion Alexandrovitch, evidently much out of countenance, pushed Muishkin in front.
  • 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.

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  • Rogojin’s eyes flashed, and a smile of insanity distorted his countenance.
  • "Chaos and scandal are to be found everywhere, madame," remarked Doktorenko, who was considerably put out of countenance.
  • 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.

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as in: a pleasant countenance Define
facial expression; or face; or composure
as in: giving countenance Define
to tolerate, approve, or show favor or support
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