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compose
used in Gone with the Wind

5 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
keep your composure
Definition
to calm someone or settle something
  • "Now, Melly," began Mrs. Merriwether briskly, for she had recovered her composure, "that's no way to talk to India."
    5.49 (15% in)
  • He was so very large and male, and excessively male creatures always discomposed her.
    5.57 (11% in)

There are no more uses of "compose" flagged with this meaning in Gone with the Wind.

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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • And pray compose yourself.
    3.19 (82% in)
  • She tried to quiet her heart and fix her face into more composed lines, for she knew she must look like a crazy woman.
    1.6 (81% in)
  • She sat down on the bottom step of the stairs and tried to compose herself, wondering again how yesterday's battle had gone, wondering how today's fighting was going.
    3.21 (5% in)

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

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