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vista
used in Gone with the Wind

10 uses
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Definition
view

or more rarely:

a view of a possible future
  • She saw a long vista of picnics by the bubbling waters of Peachtree Creek and barbecues at Stone Mountain, receptions and balls, afternoon danceables, buggy rides and Sunday-night buffet suppers.
    2.10 (97% in)
  • It all seemed wild and untamed to her coastbred eyes accustomed to the quiet jungle beauty of the sea islands draped in their gray moss and tangled green, the white stretches of beach hot beneath a semitropic sun, the long flat vistas of sandy land studded with palmetto and palm.
    1.3 (74% in)
  • Scarlett, accustomed to wide vistas of rolling red hills, felt that she was in prison.
    1.7 (86% in)
  • For a timeless time, she lay still, her face in the dirt, the sun beating hotly upon her, remembering things and people who were dead, remembering a way of living that was gone forever—and looking upon the harsh vista of the dark future.
    3.25 (45% in)
  • It did not occur to her that Ellen had looked down a vista of placid future years, all like the uneventful years of her own life, when she had taught her to be gentle and gracious, honorable and kind, modest and truthful.
    3.25 (91% in)
  • Bright vistas opened before her—real money, the Yankee's horse, food!
    3.26 (35% in)
  • Buena Vista.
    3.27 (66% in)
  • "Ho, lady," he said, "I was at Buena Vista myself."
    3.27 (66% in)
  • From this point stretched the pleasant vista of drawing room and dining room beyond, the oval mahogany table which seated twenty and the twenty slim-legged chairs demurely against the walls, the massive sideboard and buffet weighted with heavy silver, with seven-branched candlesticks, goblets, cruets, decanters and shining little glasses.
    4.35 (73% in)
  • Scarlett, looking sorrowfully down the long vista of years to come, knew that she was the cause of a feud that would split the town and the family for generations.
    5.55 (55% in)

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