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novel
used in Anna Karenina

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a novel situation
Definition
new and original — typically something considered good
  • Several sections of this book and its introduction had appeared in periodical publications, and other parts had been read by Sergey Ivanovitch to persons of his circle, so that the leading ideas of the work could not be completely novel to the public.
    Part Eight (1% in)
novel = new and original
  • Darya Alexandrovna watched this luxury which was novel to her, and as a good housekeeper used to managing a household—although she never dreamed of adapting anything she saw to her own household, as it was all in a style of luxury far above her own manner of living—she could not help scrutinizing every detail, and wondering how and by whom it was all done.
    Part Six (66% in)

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  • We have to have the house lively and gay, so that Alexey may not long for any novelty.
    Part Six (58% in)

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