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used in War and Peace

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behaving in an instinctive, uninhibited manner


happening naturally (without planning or external force)
  • The soldiers, swinging their arms and keeping time spontaneously, marched with long steps.
    Book Two — 1805 (10% in)
  • And Nicholas heard her spontaneous, happy, ringing laughter.
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (58% in)
  • Almost all day long the house resounded with their running feet, their cries, and their spontaneous laughter.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (28% in)
  • His words and actions flowed from him as evenly, inevitably, and spontaneously as fragrance exhales from a flower.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (76% in)
  • No command ever appears spontaneously, or itself covers a whole series of occurrences; but each command follows from another, and never refers to a whole series of events but always to one moment only of an event.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (85% in)

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