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used in War and Peace

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to send out — such as sound or light
  • The Frenchman emitted a merry, sanguine chuckle, patting Pierre on the shoulder.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (78% in)
  • "If anyone comes meddling again," said he, emitting the words separately through his thin compressed lips, "I will throw him down there.
    Book One — 1805 (28% in)
  • I even manage to put a little aside and to send something to my father," he went on, emitting a smoke ring.
    Book One — 1805 (52% in)
  • That's the way, Count," said Berg, lighting his pipe and emitting rings of smoke.
    Book Three — 1805 (43% in)
  • If at first the members of the council thought that Kutuzov was pretending to sleep, the sounds his nose emitted during the reading that followed proved that the commander in chief at that moment was absorbed by a far more serious matter than a desire to show his contempt for the dispositions or anything else—he was engaged in satisfying the irresistible human need for sleep.
    Book Three — 1805 (64% in)
  • Occasionally he emitted a long-drawn groan and then again became silent.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (15% in)
  • Dessalles slept propped up on four pillows and his Roman nose emitted sounds of rhythmic snoring.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (72% in)

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