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plumb -- as in: it is plumb
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Gone with the Wind
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  • They are plumb set on that town, most as bad as Charlestonians are about Charleston, and it’ll take more than Yankees and a burning to keep them away.
  • Look lak he go plumb crazy w’en Doctah Meade say her neck broke.
  • Ah wuz plumb ’stracted, Miss Melly, kase Ah done had sumpin’ on mah conscience all de time an’ it weighin’ me down.
  • He plumb crazy.
  • Ah wuz plumb ’stracted whut wid Miss Scarlett in a swoon an’ all de neighbors in an’ outer de house an’ Mist’ Rhett cahyin’ on an’ jes’ holin’ dat chile an’ not even lettin’ me wash her lil face whar de grabble cut it.
  • Miss Scarlett, the country’s gone plumb to hell, if you’ll pardon me.

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  • Don’t assume ghosts if your door swings by itself. It is probably not plumb.
  • Using a pebble on a horsehair string, he dropped it deep in the hole and let it hung to see if the hole was plumb to the earth.
    Robert Newton Peck  --  A Day No Pigs Would Die

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