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perturb
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Anna Karenina
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perturb
Used in
Anna Karenina
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  • Mihailov was greatly perturbed, but he could say nothing in defense of his own idea.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Alexey Alexandrovitch was, however, so perturbed that he did not immediately comprehend all the good sense of adultery by mutual consent, and his eyes expressed this uncertainty; but the lawyer promptly came to his assistance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • More than that, he saw from her tone that she was not even perturbed at that, but as it were said straight out to him: "Yes, it's shut up, and so it must be, and will be in future.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: she was perturbed
perturbation of the orbit
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