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breadth
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
the distance between two sides; or the range of variety — especially a broad range of knowledge
  • But, on my oath, I looked at her for three seconds, or five perhaps, with fearful hatred—that hate which is only a hair's-breadth from love, from the maddest love!
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (33% in)
  • Not a hair's-breadth: that lady had only to lift her little finger and he would have run after her to church, with his tongue out."
    Book 11 — Ivan (56% in)
  • They can contemplate such depths of belief and disbelief at the same moment that sometimes it really seems that they are within a hair's-breadth of being 'turned upside down,' as the actor Gorbunov says."
    Book 11 — Ivan (90% in)

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