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  • "What’s to be done, according to you?" she asked with the same frivolous irony.
  • Chapter 19 In spite of Vronsky’s apparently frivolous life in society, he was a man who hated irregularity.
  • And it vaguely came into Levin’s mind that she herself was not to blame (she could not be to blame for anything), but what was to blame was her education, too superficial and frivolous.
  • He saw that there was a great deal in it that was frivolous and absurd.
  • The conception of riding on horseback for a lady was, in Darya Alexandrovna’s mind, associated with ideas of youthful flirtation and frivolity, which, in her opinion, was unbecoming in Anna’s position.
  • Since his marriage there had been revealed to Levin so many new and serious aspects of life that had previously, through his frivolous attitude to them, seemed of no importance, that in the question of the elections too he assumed and tried to find some serious significance.
  • Think, I have a choice between two alternatives: either to be with child, that is an invalid, or to be the friend and companion of my husband—practically my husband," Anna said in a tone intentionally superficial and frivolous.

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  • Instead of helping, her remarks were frivolous.
  • a frivolous young man

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