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domestic
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Anna Karenina
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  • Darya Alexandrovna certainly did not like this little way of Stepan Arkadyevitch’s of foisting his domestic duties on others.
  • But in spite of failing health, in spite of his domestic griefs, he did not give in.

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  • And, loving her as he did, though he did not understand the reason of them, and jeered at these domestic pursuits, he could not help admiring them.
  • Thinking over what he would say, he somewhat regretted that he should have to use his time and mental powers for domestic consumption, with so little to show for it, but, in spite of that, the form and contents of the speech before him shaped itself as clearly and distinctly in his head as a ministerial report.
  • Although Levin believed himself to have the most exact conceptions of domestic life, unconsciously, like all men, he pictured domestic life as the happiest enjoyment of love, with nothing to hinder and no petty cares to distract.
  • Although Levin believed himself to have the most exact conceptions of domestic life, unconsciously, like all men, he pictured domestic life as the happiest enjoyment of love, with nothing to hinder and no petty cares to distract.
  • "What a pity!" said Anna, and having thus paid the dues of civility to her domestic circle, she turned to her own friends.
  • This care for domestic details in Kitty, so opposed to Levin’s ideal of exalted happiness, was at first one of the disappointments; and this sweet care of her household, the aim of which he did not understand, but could not help loving, was one of the new happy surprises.
  • ) " ’I warned you of the results in the religious, the civil, and the domestic relation.
  • I’ve a new bodyguard, Marya Vlasyevna,"—this was the midwife, a new and important personage in Levin’s domestic life.

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as in: the domestic market Define
relating to a home country or (much more rarely,): relating to a geographic area that is smaller than a country
as in: domestic happiness Define
relating to a home or family
as in: a domestic animal like a dog Define
referring to animals kept as pets or for ranching
as in: GDP of the United States Define
the total value of goods and services produced by a nation (or territory) in a year
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