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Anna Karenina
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contract
Used in
Anna Karenina
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  • His brows contracted at Katavasov's words and he said something else.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her mouth stiffened, the muscles of the cheek contracted on the right side of her pale, nervous face.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In all these instances the husband had practically ceded or sold his unfaithful wife, and the very party which, being in fault, had not the right to contract a fresh marriage, had formed counterfeit, pseudo-matrimonial ties with a self-styled husband.  (not reviewed by editor)

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