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tinge
used in Gone with the Wind

6 uses
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Definition a slight amount; or to contain a slight amount
  • The shadows were falling thicker now, the last greenish tinge had left the sky and a slight chill was displacing the balminess of spring.
    1.2 (59% in)
  • The avenue of cedars leading from the main road to the house—that avenue of cedars without which no Georgia planter's home could be complete—had a cool dark shadiness that gave a brighter tinge, by contrast, to the green of the other trees.
    1.3 (84% in)
  • Scarlett knew the town gossiped about Rhett's calls, and about her too; but she also knew that in the eyes of Atlanta Melanie Wilkes could do no wrong, and if Melanie defended Rhett his calls were still tinged with respectability.
    2.13 (20% in)
  • A faint pink still lingered about the edges of the sky and fat feathery clouds were tinged with gold and palest green.
    4.39 (27% in)
  • Melanie's soft voice, tinged with indignation, went on and on as she told of the recent outburst of temperament on the part of the Lady Harpists.
    4.45 (8% in)
  • He stood silent before her, clutching the glove as though it were an understanding hand and, in the stillness that followed her words, her indignation fell away and pity, tinged with contempt, took its place.
    5.61 (78% in)

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