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Gone with the Wind
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  • He bore the honor gravely and with no untoward conceit, as though it were only his due.
  • He took the strings of the stays in his hands and jerked them so hard that she cried out, frightened, humiliated, embarrassed at such an untoward performance.

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  • For I should say that I know from experience that the bearing of those in extreme circumstances can sometimes be untoward and even shocking, and we must try our best to understand what is actual and essential to a person, and what is by any indication anomalous, a momentary lapse that is better forgotten than considered time and time again, to little avail.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Thereafter, the whistle alone will deal with trespassing or any other untoward behaviour.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi

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