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indubitable
used in War and Peace

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too obvious to be doubted
  • At the very instant he did this and uttered those words, Pierre felt that the question of his wife's guilt which had been tormenting him the whole day was finally and indubitably answered in the affirmative.
    Book Four — 1806 (35% in)
  • He now felt so glad to be free from his own lawlessness and to submit his will to those who knew the indubitable truth.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (17% in)
  • Along that line of thought such a deduction is indubitable, as indubitable as the deduction Voltaire made in jest (without knowing what he was jesting at) when he saw that the Massacre of St. Bartholomew was due to Charles IX's stomach being deranged.
    Book Ten — 1812 (74% in)
  • Along that line of thought such a deduction is indubitable, as indubitable as the deduction Voltaire made in jest (without knowing what he was jesting at) when he saw that the Massacre of St. Bartholomew was due to Charles IX's stomach being deranged.
    Book Ten — 1812 (74% in)
  • For a Frenchman that deduction was indubitable.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (75% in)
  • But however indubitable that conclusion and the officer's conviction based upon it, Pierre felt it necessary to disillusion him.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (75% in)
  • The absence of suffering, the satisfaction of one's needs and consequent freedom in the choice of one's occupation, that is, of one's way of life, now seemed to Pierre to be indubitably man's highest happiness.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (60% in)
  • The sole importance of the crossing of the Berezina lies in the fact that it plainly and indubitably proved the fallacy of all the plans for cutting off the enemy's retreat and the soundness of the only possible line of action—the one Kutuzov and the general mass of the army demanded—namely, simply to follow the enemy up.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (16% in)
  • Pierre's insanity consisted in not waiting, as he used to do, to discover personal attributes which he termed "good qualities" in people before loving them; his heart was now overflowing with love, and by loving people without cause he discovered indubitable causes for loving them.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (36% in)
  • Having learned from experiment and argument that a stone falls downwards, a man indubitably believes this and always expects the law that he has learned to be fulfilled.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (90% in)
  • A contemporary event seems to us to be indubitably the doing of all the known participants, but with a more remote event we already see its inevitable results which prevent our considering anything else possible.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (94% in)

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