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Andreyev

[ahn-drey-uh f; Russian uhn-drye-yif]
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noun
  1. Le·o·nid Ni·ko·la·e·vich [lee-uh-nid nik-uh-lahy-uh-vich; Russian lyi-uh-nyeet nyi-kuh-lah-yi-vyich] /ˈli ə nɪd ˌnɪk əˈlaɪ ə vɪtʃ; Russian lyɪ ʌˈnyit nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1871–1919, Russian novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
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Andreev

or An·dre·yev

[ahn-drey-yuh f]
noun
  1. Leonid Nikolaevich [lee-uh-nid nik-uh lah-yuh-vich; Russian llyee-uh-nyeet nyik-uh-lah-yuh-vich] /ˈli ə nɪd ˌnɪkˈəlɑ yə vɪtʃ; Russian ˌllyi əˈnyit ˌnyɪk əˈlɑ yə vɪtʃ/, 1871–1919, Russian writer.
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Historical Examples

  • Andreyev gives us remarkably graphic details of this misery.

    Contemporary Russian Novelists

    Serge Persky

  • Andreyev, on the other hand, but rarely breaks the bounds which unite him to reality.

  • Some time after that, Andreyev, disgusted with life, attempted suicide.

  • The poignant irony of this story is not unusual with Andreyev.

  • Andreyev, for example, regards the Jewish problem as primarily a Russian problem.

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