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Definitionserving to instruct, enlighten, or inform
- "Eavesdroppers often hear highly entertaining and instructive things," he grinned.1.6 (78% in)
- From Grandma Fontaine, who was belching frankly with the privilege of her age, to seventeen-year-old Alice Munroe, struggling against the nausea of a first pregnancy, they had their heads together in the endless genealogical and obstetrical discussions that made such gatherings very pleasant and instructive affairs.1.6 (23% in)
- "Eavesdroppers often hear highly instructive things," jibed a memory.1.6 (84% in)
There are no more uses of "instructive" in Gone with the Wind.
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