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warrant
used in Gone with the Wind

6 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
serious enough to warrant surgery
Definition
to justify (make an action reasonable or necessary)
  • He looked so capable and calm and even the slight twist of his mouth was comforting as though it proved her agony and confusion unwarranted.
    4.47 (33% in)

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

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exact meaning not specified
  • But not without a struggle, I'll warrant.
    4.36 (48% in)
  • Scarlett, like the rest of the County, could never get used to the way small Mrs. Tarleton bullied her grown sons and laid her riding crop on their backs if the occasion seemed to warrant it.
    1.1 (22% in)
  • I'll warrant nothing will," he said shrewdly.
    1.2 (64% in)
  • He had come hastily, as many a better and worse Irishman before and since, with the clothes he had on his back, two shillings above his passage money and a price on his head that he felt was larger than his misdeed warranted.
    1.3 (12% in)
  • It was at Mrs. Elsing's silver musicale for the benefit of the convalescents that Rhett signed his final warrant of ostracism.
    2.12 (72% in)

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

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