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poignant
used in Gone with the Wind

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Definition profoundly touching the emotions —  especially sadness or pity
  • In the look of farewell on his face there was no sorrow, no pain, only a speculative wonder at himself, only a poignant stirring of emotions dead since boyhood, as he said again: "A very great lady."
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