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tumult
used in Gone with the Wind

15 uses
  • There was too great a tumult of conflicting ideas in her mind for her to sort them out.
    5.55 (13% in)
  • And Scarlett was in a tumult about Ashley.
    1.4 (22% in)
  • Ellen's tired mouth smiled into the tumult as she addressed herself first to her husband, as a wife should.
    1.4 (46% in)
  • A polite tumult broke out under the trees as the guests arose, shaking crumbs from laps.
    1.6 (57% in)
  • But the rest of his speech was lost in the storm and tumult of clapping hands and cheering voices.
    2.9 (73% in)
  • The chaperons' corner was in tumult and Mrs. Meade, anxious to support her husband in an action of which she heartily disapproved, was at a disadvantage.
    2.9 (87% in)
  • Above the tumult sounded the voice of the little Zouave, his Creole accent very obvious: "Eef I may—twenty dollars for Mees Maybelle Merriwether."
    2.9 (88% in)
  • Forgotten in the tumult, little Wade crouched behind the banisters on the front porch, peering out onto the lawn like a caged, frightened rabbit, his eyes wide with terror, sucking his thumb and hiccoughing.
    3.18 (51% in)
  • Scarlett screamed to her, but the tumult of the crowd drowned her voice and the carriage rocked madly by.
    3.21 (58% in)
  • She felt something brush her hair and wondered vaguely through her tumult if it were his lips.
    3.23 (35% 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)
  • There was a tumult of sound as everyone but Scarlett swarmed about the fainting Melanie, everyone crying out in alarm, scurrying into the house for water and pillows, and in a moment Scarlett and Uncle Peter were left standing alone on the walk.
    3.30 (35% in)
  • Gerald, Will and Ashley sat about the room smoking, smiling at the feminine tumult.
    4.32 (82% in)
  • So the tumult of gossip, surmise and deep suspicion which followed the announcement of his quiet wedding to Scarlett was not surprising.
    4.36 (11% in)
  • Somehow Melanie made her way to the center of the excited throng and somehow made her usually soft voice heard above the tumult.
    4.41 (60% in)

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