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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • With a bound she was out of bed and across the floor.
  • With one bound she crossed the kitchen floor and stood before Mrs. Rachel, her face scarlet with anger, her lips quivering, and her whole slender form trembling from head to foot.

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  • The two little white-clad figures flew down the long room, through the spare-room door, and bounded on the bed at the same moment.
  • Josie’s triumph being rather more pronounced than good taste permitted, Anne Shirley dared her to walk along the top of the board fence which bounded the garden to the east.
  • Marilla’s impassioned grief, breaking all the bounds of natural reserve and lifelong habit in its stormy rush, she could comprehend better than Anne’s tearless agony.
  • The road was full of buggies, all bound for the hotel, and laughter, silver clear, echoed and reechoed along it.
  • "Why, you said you’d keep me here until I confessed," returned Anne wearily, "and so I decided to confess because I was bound to get to the picnic.
  • There, they’re encoring you—they’re bound to have you back!"

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as in: south-bound lanes Define
travelling in a particular direction or to a specific location
as in: She's bound to succeed. Define
almost certain to; or determined to
as in: bound together Define
held together (connected or united) or wrapped (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: I can't/must. I'm bound by... Define
tied up, prevented, or required
as in: the binding is loose Define
something that holds things together, or wraps or covers or ties something
as in: It put me in a bind. Define
a difficult situation
as in: out of bounds; bounded on the east Define
a boundary or limit
as in: The deer bound across the trail. Define
to leap or jump
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