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yield
used in Gone with the Wind

2 meanings, 15 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
will yield valuable data
Definition
to produce (usually something wanted); or the thing or amount produced
  • There had been nothing to eat except milk since breakfast, for the yams were exhausted and Pork's snares and fishlines had yielded nothing.
    3.28 (21% in)
  • The trouser pockets yielded nothing except a candle end, a jackknife, a plug of tobacco and a bit of twine.
    3.26 (35% in)

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

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2  —7 uses as in:
yield to pressure
Definition
to give in, give way, or give up
  • She knew because she sensed in him something strong, unyielding, implacable—all the qualities she had looked for in Ashley and never found.
    5.63 (90% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Mrs. Meade was disobedient for the first time in her married life and flatly refused to yield to the doctor's command that she take the train to safety.
    3.18 (82% in)
  • Of the sweetness and courage and unyielding pride of her friends, Scarlett saw nothing.
    4.35 (87% in)
  • But, she told herself time and again, she would have to walk easily, gingerly, be meek under insults, yielding to injustices, never giving offense to anyone, black or white, who might do her harm.
    4.38 (2% in)
  • It was as if Atlanta society, scattered and wrecked by war, depleted by death, bewildered by change, had found in her an unyielding nucleus about which it could re-form.
    4.41 (49% in)
  • Remembering these tragedies, a cold dread ran in the veins of those whose motto was "No surrender"—a dread which the very sight of Melanie's soft but unyielding face dispelled.
    4.41 (54% in)
  • Scarlett, still shaking with fright, thought how strong and unyielding that chest was, and she whispered: "Hold me, Rhett."
    5.48 (68% in)

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

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exact meaning not specified
  • Mammy had never yielded an inch from her stand that Rhett was a mule in horse harness.
    5.49 (42% in)
  • She was no longer plastic clay, yielding imprint to each new experience.
    3.24 (95% in)
  • Scarlett thought of the scores of bales Tara usually yielded and her head hurt worse.
    3.25 (16% in)
  • The girls thought he must be one of the little cadets who had been called out of military school when Sherman approached Milledgeville but they never knew, for he died without regaining consciousness and a search of his pockets yielded no information.
    3.30 (55% in)
  • Had Ashley yielded, she could have gone away with him and left family and friends without a backward look but, even in her emptiness, she knew it would have torn her heart to leave these dear red hills and long washed gullies and gaunt black pines.
    4.32 (3% in)
  • She felt again the rush of helplessness, the sinking yielding, the surging tide of warmth that left her limp.
    4.47 (55% in)

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

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