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used in Gone with the Wind

16 uses
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to call forth
The exact meaning of summon can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "summon to court" — officially demand that someone appear in court (call them to court)
  • "summon the team to a meeting" — call upon the team members to attend a meeting
  • "summon help" — call others to come and help
  • "summon her courage" — call forth her courage from within
  • Instead, she walked out of the room with such dignity as she could summon and banged the heavy door behind her.
    1.6 (79% in)
  • Then, having accepted his gifts, she could not summon courage enough to tell him his reputation made it improper for him to call on three lone women who had no male protector.
    2.12 (28% in)
  • Again the gray lines were summoned swiftly from their red ditches to defend the railroad, and, weary for sleep, exhausted from marching and fighting, and hungry, always hungry, they made another rapid march down the valley.
    3.17 (36% in)
  • Dr. Meade, who had arrived out of breath, expecting to find Melanie in premature labor at least, judging by Aunt Pitty's alarmed summoning, was indignant and said as much.
    3.18 (90% in)
  • With all the speed the horse could summon, they jolted and bounced across Marietta Street.
    3.23 (69% in)
  • "Hello!" she shouted, summoning all her strength.
    3.24 (23% in)
  • She lay relaxed for a moment, trying to summon anger to her aid, trying to draw on her strength.
    4.34 (93% in)
  • At least, the police were seldom summoned to Belle's.
    4.37 (93% in)
  • Frank, full of the pride of new fatherhood, summoned up courage enough to forbid Scarlett leaving the house while conditions were so dangerous.
    4.42 (8% in)
  • As he came up the walk she called a greeting to him, summoning her sweetest smile.
    4.43 (6% in)
  • Belle Watling herself answered Captain Jaffery's summons, and before he could make known his mission she shouted that the house was closed for the night.
    4.46 (11% in)
  • Wrapped in her cloak, Melanie went bewilderedly down her front walk behind a strange negro coachman who had summoned her mysteriously to a closed carriage waiting in front of the house.
    4.46 (68% in)
  • For a moment Scarlett thought of summoning Pittypat to stand between her and her conscience but she hesitated.
    4.47 (6% in)
  • He hurriedly summoned Dr. Meade and two other doctors, and with difficulty he was restrained from beating the unfortunate nurse with his crop.
    5.50 (88% in)
  • She stood for a while, trying to summon up her old charm: "I'll think of all this tomorrow when I can stand it better.
    5.62 (26% in)
  • I won't think of it now," she thought grimly, summoning up her old charm.
    5.63 (93% in)

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