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contend
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contend
Used in
War and Peace
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  • Anna Mikhaylovna, stooping, quickly caught up the object of contention and ran into the bedroom.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • * she added, as if supposing that this translation of the word would effectively prove to Prince Vasili the invalidity of his contention.  (not reviewed by editor)

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