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Shvernik

[shvair-nik; Russian shvyer-nyik]
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noun
  1. Ni·ko·lai [nik-uh-lahy; Russian nyi-kuh-lahy] /ˈnɪk əˌlaɪ; Russian nyɪ kʌˈlaɪ/, 1888–1970, Russian government official: president of the Soviet Union 1946–53.
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  • An interview was arranged for Mr. Smith with Mr. Shvernik for that afternoon.

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  • When he was gone and they were alone Mr. Shvernik went into his sales talk.

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  • Shvernik said, "First you take a sizable portion of vodka, like this."

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  • Shvernik's hand came up from under the desk and he pointed a heavy military revolver at his visitor.

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  • Mr. Smith met Mr. Shvernik in the latter's office at two and they went through the usual amenities.

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