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surmount
used in Anna Karenina

3 uses
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Definition
overcome (to successfully deal with an obstacle)
  • His face all at once took an expression of anger from the effort he was making to surmount his shyness.
    Part One (17% in)
  • At that moment the wind, as it were, surmounting all obstacles, sent the snow flying from the carriage roofs, and clanked some sheet of iron it had torn off, while the hoarse whistle of the engine roared in front, plaintively and gloomily.
    Part One (88% in)
  • Living the old life, she was horrified at herself, at her utter insurmountable callousness to all her own past, to things, to habits, to the people she had loved, who loved her—to her mother, who was wounded by her indifference, to her kind, tender father, till then dearer than all the world.
    Part Five (14% in)

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