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  • She helps me to keep up my courage, and to bear the trials of my domestic life, and as I have an extra burden on my mind today….
  • It soon became clear to Gania, after scenes of wrath and quarrellings at the domestic hearth, that his family were seriously opposed to the match, and that Nastasia was aware of this fact was equally evident.

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  • At last, however, on the repeated positive assurance that he really was Prince Muishkin, and must absolutely see the general on business, the bewildered domestic showed him into a little ante-chamber leading to a waiting-room that adjoined the general’s study, there handing him over to another servant, whose duty it was to be in this ante-chamber all the morning, and announce visitors to the general.

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as in: the domestic market Define
relating to a home country or (much more rarely,): relating to a geographic area that is smaller than a country
as in: domestic happiness Define
relating to a home or family
as in: a domestic animal like a dog Define
referring to animals kept as pets or for ranching
as in: GDP of the United States Define
the total value of goods and services produced by a nation (or territory) in a year
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