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flout
used in As I Lay Dying

9 uses
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Definition
to openly disregard — typically a law, rule, or custom
  • flouting the will of God
    Section 6 — Cora (2) (39% in)
flouting = openly disregarding
  • But it seems hard that a man in his need could be so flouted by a road.
    Section 9 — Anse (85% in)
  • Then it breaks free, rising suddenly as though the emaciation of her "body had added buoyancy to the planks or as though, seeing that the garment was about to be torn from her, she rushes suddenly after it in a passionate reversal that flouts its own desire and need.
    Section 23 — Darl (8) (37% in)
  • It's a deliberate flouting of her and of me.
    Section 24 — Vardaman (4) (71% in)
  • It's a flouting of the dead.
    Section 24 — Vardaman (4) (93% in)
  • A deliberate flouting of her and of me.
    Section 25 — Darl (9) (88% in)
  • It's bad that a fellow must earn the reward of his right-doing by flouting hisself and his dead.
    Section 28 — Anse (3) (59% in)
  • I just wish that you and him and all the men in the world that torture us alive and flout us dead, dragging us up and down the country—
    Section 29 — Samson (74% in)
  • Fore God, if there were ere a man in the living world suffered the trials and floutings I have suffered.
    Section 43 — Armstid (58% in)

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