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The Brothers Karamazov
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capital -- as in: invested capital
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Though Fyodor Pavlovitch was a drunkard and a vicious debauchee he never neglected investing his capital, and managed his business affairs very successfully, though, no doubt, not over-scrupulously.
  • It's capital coffee: Smerdyakov's making.
  • He makes capital fish pasties too.
  • It's a gloomy, cold, foggy autumn day, a capital day for hunting.
  • He helped Grushenka with his advice to increase her capital and put business in her way.
  • "That's capital!" exclaimed Grushenka relentlessly.
  • Tell me, we have no capital punishment, have we?
  • At the time I arrived and joined the battalion, all the town was talking of the expected return of the colonel's second daughter, a great beauty, who had just left a fashionable school in the capital.
  • Capital!
  • Capital!
  • "It would be a capital thing if he didn't turn up.
  • "Why, after your parent's death there was at least forty thousand to come to each of you, and very likely more, but if Fyodor Pavlovitch got married then to that lady, Agrafena Alexandrovna, she would have had all his capital made over to her directly after the wedding, for she's plenty of sense, so that your parent would not have left you two roubles between the three of you.

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  • She worked hard to raise capital to start their new company.
  • She also earned additional income from a capital investment in her friend's company.

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