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earnest
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Gone with the Wind
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  • "I think we should go," said Scarlett, trying to curb her eagerness and to keep her face earnest and simple.
  • The mocking light began to dance in his black eyes and all signs of earnestness fled from his face.
  • For Carreen picked diligently and earnestly.
  • When she was able to bear the sniffling noise no longer, Scarlett turned and pinched her viciously, causing Prissy to scream in good earnest before she relapsed into frightened silence.
  • Poor Pittypat would be upset in earnest if she came downstairs pink and blooming.
  • "Mrs. Elsing," he said earnestly, "believe me when I say that I am prouder of my services to the Confederacy than of anything I have ever done or will do.

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  • Both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate.
  • She has a casual, go-with-the-flow personality and doesn’t appreciate his earnestness.

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