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Used in
Gone with the Wind
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  • Now, he was only resigned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A resigned striped kitten was clutched to her breast.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That October Governor Bullock resigned his office and fled from Georgia.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As for Scarlett, she had long ago become resigned to Melanie's habit of seeing good in everyone.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He hastily and secretly decamped, arranging that his resignation would not become public until he was safely in the North.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • So, only half resigned to her fate, she spent most of her time with Scarlett, vicariously enjoying a pregnancy not her own.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This wrongness went even deeper than Bonnie's death, for now the first unbearable anguish was fading into resigned acceptance of her loss.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He went on speaking and there was a quality in his voice, a sadness, a resignation, that increased her fear until every vestige of anger and disappointment was blotted out.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Gelerts and Hundons, evidently apprised of Bullock's departure before his resignation became public, left town abruptly, disappearing into that oblivion from which they had come.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: submitted her resignation
as in: accepted it with resignation
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