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fervor
used in Anna Karenina

5 uses
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Definition
intense feelings
  • "Idiotic woman!" he said to himself, sat down to the table, and, opening a portfolio, he set to work at once with peculiar fervor at a sketch he had begun.
    Part Five (28% in)
  • Never did he work with such fervor and success as when things went ill with him, and especially when he quarreled with his wife.
    Part Five (28% in)
  • He began to look at his picture with all his own full artist vision, and was soon in that mood of conviction of the perfectibility, and so of the significance, of his picture—a conviction essential to the most intense fervor, excluding all other interests—in which alone he could work.
    Part Five (35% in)
  • Although there was in these words a flavor of that sentimental emotion at her own lofty feelings, and that new mystical fervor which had lately gained ground in Petersburg, and which seemed to Alexey Alexandrovitch disproportionate, still it was pleasant to him to hear this now.
    Part Five (65% in)
  • Alexey Alexandrovitch had disliked this new enthusiastic fervor.
    Part Five (66% in)

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