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rectitude
used in War and Peace

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Definition
moral integrity
  • What has she given you?" he continued hurriedly, evidently no longer trying to show the advantages of peace and discuss its possibility, but only to prove his own rectitude and power and Alexander's errors and duplicity.
    Book Nine — 1812 (22% in)
  • On the contrary, I can supply you with everything even if you want to give dinner parties," warmly replied Chichagov, who tried by every word he spoke to prove his own rectitude and therefore imagined Kutuzov to be animated by the same desire.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (18% in)

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