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smallpox
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars
  • He was a young man, not a native of the town, with dark, curly hair and a long, pale face, marked with smallpox.
    Book 10 — The Boys (30% in)
  • I like being doctored too; in the spring there was an outbreak of smallpox and I went and was vaccinated in a foundling hospital—if only you knew how I enjoyed myself that day.
    Book 11 — Ivan (82% in)

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