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scorn
used in Gone with the Wind

8 uses
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Definition treat with a strong disrespect or disdain — sometimes accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
  • Her weapons of scorn, coldness and abuse blunted in her hands, for nothing she could say would shame him.
    2.12 (39% in)
  • The officers were elected by the members, for no one in the County had had any military experience except a few veterans of the Mexican and Seminole wars and, besides, the Troop would have scorned a veteran as a leader if they had not personally liked him and trusted him.
    1.1 (81% in)
  • The house negroes of the County considered themselves superior to white trash, and their unconcealed scorn stung him, while their more secure position in life stirred his envy.
    1.3 (48% in)
  • How wonderful it would be to scorn his offer and order him out of the store!
    4.36 (74% in)
  • The better class of them, scorning freedom, were suffering as severely as their white masters.
    4.37 (62% in)
  • Others who were permitted to take the oath, hotly refused to do so, scorning to swear allegiance to a government which was deliberately subjecting them to cruelty and humiliation.
    4.37 (79% in)
  • For months they had writhed under Yankee laughter and scorn, and the ladies felt and said that if Rhett really had the good of the Klan at heart he would have managed the affair in a more seemly fashion.
    4.47 (74% in)
  • She was their opening wedge into the old society they wished to enter, the society which scorned them, would not return calls and bowed frigidly in churches.
    5.49 (92% in)

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