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anecdote
used in Anna Karenina

3 uses
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Definition
a short story that is true — often told for amusement or to make a point
  • Stepan Arkadyevitch's anecdote too was very amusing.
    Part Seven (20% in)
  • After wavering among reminiscences and anecdotes of guns, of dogs, and of former shooting parties, the conversation rested on a topic that interested all of them.
    Part Six (30% in)
  • "Ah, Princess Marya Borissovna, she's exquisite!" said Stepan Arkadyevitch, and he told an anecdote about her which set them all laughing.
    Part Seven (21% in)

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