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disposition
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Gone with the Wind
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disposition
Used in
Gone with the Wind
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  • Scarlett, standing in the sun in the cotton rows, her back breaking from the eternal bending and her hands roughened by the dry bolls, wished she had a sister who combined Suellen's energy and strength with Carreen's sweet disposition.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Frank, Pitty and the servants bore her outbursts with maddening kindness, attributing her bad disposition to her pregnancy, never realizing the true cause.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It would be bad enough to have pale hair and eyelashes and a jutting chin that meant a stubborn disposition, without being twenty years old and an old maid in the bargain.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But he had showed a disposition to be courteous, for the first time in their married life, and a desire to let life go on as though there had never been anything unpleasant between them—as though, thought Scarlett, cheerlessly, as though there had never been anything at all between them.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a kind disposition
as in: disposition of the matter
as in: disposition of the assets
as in: a disposition to learn
as in: strategic troop disposition
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