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underlie
used in Gone with the Wind

2 uses
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Definition
be or form the base for;
or: lie underneath
  • High up on the plateau at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, she saw rolling red hills wherever she looked, with huge outcroppings of the underlying granite and gaunt pines towering somberly everywhere.
    1.3 (74% in)
  • There was something exciting about this town with its narrow muddy streets, lying among rolling red hills, something raw and crude that appealed to the rawness and crudeness underlying the fine veneer that Ellen and Mammy had given her.
    2.8 (59% in)

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