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used in The Brothers Karamazov

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something regarded as normal or typical
  • With dignified gravity he made a rather deep, conventional bow, and moved away to a chair.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (8% in)
  • Miuesov took a cursory glance at all these "conventional" surroundings and bent an intent look upon the elder.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (9% in)
  • I'll finish by asking you, gentlemen, to drop that conventional method of questioning.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (34% in)
  • The conventional answer to this question is: 'He begot you, and you are his flesh and blood, and therefore you are bound to love him.'
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (91% in)

There are no more uses of "convention" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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