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contemporary
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • I see you are interested in contemporary questions, but how can I have excited your curiosity, living as I do in surroundings impossible for the exercise of hospitality?
  • I thought of signing myself ’A contemporary Mother,’ and hesitated, but I stuck to the simple ’Mother’; there’s more moral beauty in that, Dmitri Fyodorovitch.

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  • And the word ’contemporary’ might have reminded him of (The Contemporary)—a painful recollection owing to the censorship….
  • And the word ’contemporary’ might have reminded him of (The Contemporary)—a painful recollection owing to the censorship….

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as in: contemporary design Define
characteristic of or belonging to the present time
as in: they are contemporaries Define
living at the same time or: something occurring in the same period of time as something else
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