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Vereshchagin

[ver-uh-shah-gin; Russian vyi-ryi-shchah-gyin] /ˌvɛr əˈʃɑ gɪn; Russian vyɪ ryɪˈʃtʃɑ gyɪn/
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1.
Vasili Vasilievich
[vuh-syee-lyee vuh-syee-lyi-vyich] /vʌˈsyi lyi vʌˈsyi lyɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1842–1904, Russian painter.
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  • Count Rostopchin suddenly grew pale as he had done when the crowd closed in on Vereshchagin.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • That's a tradesman, that is to say, he's the restaurant keeper, Vereshchagin.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • This man, Vereshchagin, is the scoundrel by whose doing Moscow is perishing.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • Some beat and tore at Vereshchagin, others at the tall youth.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • The mothers followed them, Mrs. Paterno and Mrs. Vereshchagin in the lead.

    Ethel Morton at Rose House Mabell S. C. Smith
  • Vereshchagin with a cry of horror, covering his head with his hands, rushed toward the crowd.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • Mrs. Vereshchagin increased her speed, uttering sounds that fell strangely on her listeners' ears.

    Ethel Morton at Rose House Mabell S. C. Smith

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