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devoid
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

4 uses
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Definition
completely without (lacking)
  • Villefort watched him with alarm not devoid of admiration.
    Chapters 11-12 (86% in)
  • And, whatever people may say," continued Caderousse, in his native language, which was not altogether devoid of rude poetry, "I cannot help being more frightened at the idea of the malediction of the dead than the hatred of the living."
    Chapters 25-26 (87% in)
  • Now, I cannot for one instant believe you so devoid of gallantry as to refuse a lady your escort when she even condescends to ask you for it.
    Chapters 33-34 (84% in)
  • "Ah, count," said Albert, "I assure you Madame de Morcerf speaks freely to me, and if you have not felt those sympathetic fibres of which I spoke just now thrill within you, you must be entirely devoid of them, for during the last four days we have spoken of no one else."
    Chapters 67-68 (92% in)

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