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impact
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Gone with the Wind
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  • There was something breathtaking in the grace of his big body which made his very entrance into a room like an abrupt physical impact, something in the impertinence and bland mockery of his dark eyes that challenged her spirit to subdue him.
  • Then, Scarlett knew the truth, with the impact of a blow.

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  • For a moment it was as though Melanie swayed under the impact of a heavy blow and Rhett’s arm went around her waist to steady her.
  • As the full impact of the meaning smote her, Melanie became so embarrassed that she fumbled with the bandage until it slid off the wound entirely.

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as in: her impact on foreign policy Define
influence or effect
as in: at the moment of impact Define
collision (when two objects collide or crash)
as in: an impact sore Define
pressed firmly
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