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Gone with the Wind
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  • She had never given him more than perfunctory courtesy before, and so the beaming smile of pleasure with which she greeted him and the two hands outstretched to his almost took his breath away.
  • Few women except Suellen had ever given him more than perfunctory courtesy and it was very flattering to have a former belle like Scarlett hanging on his words.

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  • She gave us menus and a perfunctory smile.
  • Her perfunctory apology did little to ease my annoyance.

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