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curt
used in Gone with the Wind

6 uses
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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
Definition brief to the point of rudeness
  • "Hush," said Rhett curtly, not missing the shining light in Wade's eyes when he spoke of the father he had never known.
    5.52 (21% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • "Sit down," he said curtly, following her into the room.
    5.54 (17% in)
  • Scarlett curtly refused to contribute more money to Pitty's establishment as long as India was under the same roof.
    5.55 (88% in)

There are no more uses of "curt" flagged with this meaning in Gone with the Wind.

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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • From upstairs he could hear occasionally the curt tones of Dr. Meade whenever a door opened.
    5.50 (48% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Sometimes when her curt orders made Pork stick out his under lip and Mammy mutter: "Some folks rides mighty high dese days," she wondered where her good manners had gone.
    3.25 (79% in)
  • Voices rose louder on the front walk, Captain Jaffery's curt and questioning, Hugh's shrill with foolish laughter, Rhett's deep and reckless and Ashley's queer, unreal, shouting: "What the hell!
    4.45 (58% in)

There are no more uses of "curt" in Gone with the Wind.

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