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used in Gone with the Wind

7 uses
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to be angry — especially when holding the anger within


to move vigorously in-place — such as boiling water, an agitated crowd, or a basket of writhing (squirming) snakes
  • It was pushed out now, and Scarlett knew that Mammy was seething over something of which she did not approve.
    1.2 (93% in)
  • From the Leyden house down to Five Points, the street seethed with activity, the activity of an anthill just destroyed.
    3.21 (45% in)
  • The mourners were seething with indignation and downcast with sorrow, especially three of them—old man McRae, who had been Gerald's crony since he came to the up-country from Savannah so many years before, Grandma Fontaine who loved him because he was Ellen's husband, and Mrs. Tarleton who had been closer to him than to any of her neighbors because, as she often said, he was the only man in the County who knew a stallion from a gelding.
    4.40 (13% in)
  • Atlanta and Georgia seethed and raged.
    4.47 (83% in)
  • But her mind was seething.
    5.49 (10% in)
  • But only by the flashing needle and the delicate brows drawn down toward her nose did Melanie indicate that she was inwardly seething.
    5.55 (28% in)
  • He knows he can stay in power just so long as he can convince the Federal government and the Yankee newspapers that Georgia is seething with rebellion and there's a Klansman hiding behind every bush.
    5.58 (28% in)

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