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Gone with the Wind
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  • Already the house was full of the acrid smell of clothes boiling in homemade black dye for, in the kitchen, the sobbing cook was stirring all of Mrs. Meade’s dresses in the huge wash pot.
  • The back kick of the pistol made her reel, as the roar of the explosion filled her ears and the acrid smoke stung her nostrils.
  • "Her grandmother, my foot! Do you think I’ll let you take that baby out of here when you’ll be drunk every night and most likely taking her to houses like that Belle’s—" He threw down the cigar violently and it smoked acridly on the carpet, the smell of scorching wool rising to their nostrils.

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  • We were chased from the room by the acrid smoke.
  • The acrid smell of tear gas still lingered.

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