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evade
used in Gone with the Wind

7 uses
  • How perverse of him to evade the issue so neatly, as if not caring whether children came had anything to do with their actual arrival.
    5.51 (70% in)
  • So she gracefully evaded, for the time being, a definite answer as to the duration of her visit and slipped easily into the life of the red-brick house at the quiet end of Peachtree Street.
    2.8 (74% in)
  • She tried to think the matter to some satisfactory conclusion but, as always, the conclusion evaded her uncomplex mind.
    2.11 (93% in)
  • On the other stone were the names of Boyd and Tom with something in Latin which began "Dulce et—" but it meant nothing to Scarlett who had managed to evade Latin at the Fayetteville Academy.
    3.29 (67% in)
  • Frank was very evasive about the matter.
    4.36 (14% in)
  • There was no evading his impudence.
    4.36 (46% in)
  • When she drove by, behind a fine pair of bays, all the little boys along the street who could evade their mothers ran to peer at her and whisper excitedly: "That's her!
    4.37 (95% in)

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

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