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recur
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
to happen repeatedly or a second time
  • It must be noted that Alyosha felt as it were ashamed of his own thoughts and blamed himself when they kept recurring to him during the last month.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (48% in)
  • "Such violent and protracted epileptic fits, recurring continually for twenty-four hours, are rarely to be met with, and are of interest to science," he declared enthusiastically to his companions, and as they left they laughingly congratulated him on his find.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (18% in)
  • We found the servant Smerdyakov, concerning whom you inquire, lying unconscious in his bed, in an epileptic fit of extreme severity, that had recurred, possibly, ten times.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (47% in)
  • They gave him to understand that the attack was an exceptional one, the fits persisting and recurring several times, so that the patient's life was positively in danger, and it was only now, after they had applied remedies, that they could assert with confidence that the patient would survive.
    Book 11 — Ivan (45% in)

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