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approbation
used in Gone with the Wind

5 uses
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Definition
approval - often official
  • Until the previous summer, Stuart had courted India Wilkes with the approbation of both families and the entire County.
    1.1 (58% in)
  • Gerald did not see his daughter in the shadow of the trees, and he drew rein in the road, patting his horse's neck with approbation.
    1.2 (42% in)
  • He took her expression to mean stunned approbation and went on rapidly, daringly— "If I went—would—would you be sorry, Miss O'Hara?
    1.6 (39% in)
  • There was a glow of grim pride in her usually gentle face, approbation and a fierce joy in her smile that equaled the fiery tumult in Scarlett's own bosom.
    3.26 (26% in)
  • That would probably upset Frank, for he was timid and fond of the approbation of his friends.
    4.36 (29% in)

There are no more uses of "approbation" in Gone with the Wind.

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