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used in Gone with the Wind

8 uses
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a small amount of something; or something resembling (looking like) something else
  • Ashley Wilkes was elected captain, because he was the best rider in the County and because his cool head was counted on to keep some semblance of order.
    1.1 (82% in)
  • She rallied her forces into a semblance of dignity.
    1.6 (77% in)
  • When Gerald first moved to north Georgia, there had been no Atlanta at all, not even the semblance of a village, and wilderness rolled over the site.
    2.8 (3% in)
  • As he moved slowly to the side of the wagon, there was a ghostly semblance of the old host of Tara welcoming guests, as if Gerald spoke words from out of shadowy memory.
    3.24 (44% in)
  • Now that they had a little food, everyone at Tara was busy trying to restore some semblance of naturalness to life.
    3.29 (5% in)
  • There was a semblance of order in the front of the store, where tall shelves rose into the gloom stacked with bright bolts of cloth, china, cooking utensils and notions.
    4.36 (22% in)
  • But the peace he gained was hollow, only an outward semblance, for he had purchased it at the cost of everything he held to be right in married life.
    4.36 (98% in)
  • But I want the outer semblance of the things I used to know, the utter boredom of respectability—other people's respectability, my pet, not my own—the calm dignity life can have when it's lived by gentle folks, the genial grace of days that are gone.
    5.63 (80% in)

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

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