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perturb
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War and Peace
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perturb
Used in
War and Peace
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  • The faces of those who were not conferring together were pale and perturbed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The count was more perturbed than ever by the condition of his affairs, which called for some decisive action.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The question that had perturbed Pierre on the Mozhaysk hill and all that day now seemed to him quite clear and completely solved.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She, seeing herself surrounded by such brilliant and polite young men, beamed with satisfaction, try as she might to hide it, and perturbed as she evidently was each time her husband moved in his sleep behind her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was not what he had read that vexed him, but the fact that the life out there in which he had now no part could perturb him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • After a while he re-entered it as if to snuff the candles, and, seeing the prince was lying on the sofa, looked at him, noticed his perturbed face, shook his head, and going up to him silently kissed him on the shoulder and left the room without snuffing the candles or saying why he had entered.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And probably still more perturbed by the fact that he had uttered this obvious falsehood, and that Balashev still stood silently before him in the same attitude of submission to fate, Napoleon abruptly turned round, drew close to Balashev's face, and, gesticulating rapidly and energetically with his white hands, almost shouted: "Know that if you stir up Prussia against me, I'll wipe it off the map of Europe!" he declared, his face pale and distorted by anger, and he struck one of his…  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When they had been announced a perturbation was noticeable among the servants.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: she was perturbed
perturbation of the orbit
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