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contend
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The Brothers Karamazov
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contend
Used in
The Brothers Karamazov
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  • That was my contention.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But what is most important is that the majority of our national crimes of violence bear witness to a widespread evil, now so general among us that it is difficult to contend against it.  (not reviewed by editor)

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