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fathom
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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to come to understand
  • It is terrible because it has not been fathomed and never can be fathomed, for God sets us nothing but riddles.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (22% in)
  • It is terrible because it has not been fathomed and never can be fathomed, for God sets us nothing but riddles.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (22% in)
  • And how much that is great, mysterious and unfathomable there is in it!
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (20% in)
  • The vault of heaven, full of soft, shining stars, stretched vast and fathomless above him.
    Book 7 — Alyosha (98% in)

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

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