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suave
used in Gone with the Wind

6 uses
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Definition
having a sophisticated charm — often said of  a man who is not sincere

("sophisticated" in the sense of knowing the proper or polite way to act, being confident, and effortlessly acting in a proper and gracious manner)
  • But there was a difference, for beneath Rhett's seeming lightness there was something malicious, almost sinister in its suave brutality.
    2.12 (71% in)
  • There was a suave, almost teasing note in his voice and she took heart.
    4.34 (67% in)
  • He looked as if he were enjoying himself and when he spoke there was suave brutality in his voice.
    4.34 (85% in)
  • Contemplating the suave indifference with which he generally treated her, Scarlett frequently wondered, but with no real curiosity, why he had married her.
    5.50 (5% in)
  • Even in anger, he was suave and satirical, and whisky usually served to intensify these qualities.
    5.54 (18% in)
  • Melanie had never seen a man cry and of all men, Rhett, so suave, so mocking, so eternally sure of himself.
    5.56 (78% in)

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

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