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contract
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War and Peace
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contract
Used in
War and Peace
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  • His heart contracted and the blood rushed to his face.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Nicholas was allowed no respite and no peace, and those who had seemed to pity the old man—the cause of their losses (if they were losses)—now remorselessly pursued the young heir who had voluntarily undertaken the debts and was obviously not guilty of contracting them.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: legal contract
as in: contract the disease
as in: the metal contracted
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