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dissolution
used in War and Peace

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Definition
to end a relationship or meeting; or to terminate a legal entity such as a corporation

or in chemistry:  the process in which one substance is dissolved in another; or the separation of a compound into its components by chemical action
  • In the Rostovs' staid old-fashioned house the dissolution of former conditions of life was but little noticeable.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (33% in)
  • Since the battle of Borodino and the pillage of Moscow it had borne within itself, as it were, the chemical elements of dissolution.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (94% in)
  • Various groups of people formed and dissolved, the coming formation and dissolution of kingdoms and displacement of peoples was in course of preparation.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (37% in)
  • On his return from Italy he finds the government in Paris in a process of dissolution in which all those who are in it are inevitably wiped out and destroyed.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (40% in)
  • When, intoxicated by the crimes he has committed so successfully, he reaches Paris, the dissolution of the republican government, which a year earlier might have ruined him, has reached its extreme limit, and his presence there now as a newcomer free from party entanglements can only serve to exalt him—and though he himself has no plan, he is quite ready for his new role.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (41% in)

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