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proportion
used in Anna Karenina

4 uses
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respond in proportion
Definition
appropriate in size, amount, or degree
  • But all profit that is out of proportion to the labor expended is dishonest.
    Part Six (31% in)
  • As for the amusements of bachelor existence, which had provided Vronsky with entertainment on previous tours abroad, they could not be thought of, since the sole attempt of the sort had led to a sudden attack of depression in Anna, quite out of proportion with the cause—a late supper with bachelor friends.
    Part Five (25% in)

There are no more uses of "proportion" flagged with this meaning in Anna Karenina.

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  • "Pleased and happy as a brass farthing," he added, stopping to shake hands with a handsome gentleman of the bedchamber of colossal proportions.
    Part Five (70% in)
  • Then Levin had driven over himself, and arranged to have the grass cut, partly by hired labor, partly at a payment of a certain proportion of the crop.
    Part Three (30% in)

There are no more uses of "proportion" in Anna Karenina.

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