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prepossess
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • "From the very first accounts in the newspapers I was struck by something which strongly prepossessed me in the prisoner’s favor.

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  • The idea of his failure prepossesses him.
  • M. Krempe was a little squat man with a gruff voice and a repulsive countenance; the teacher, therefore, did not prepossess me in favour of his pursuits.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein

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