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banish
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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Definition
to expel or get rid of
in various senses, including:
  • to force someone to leave a country as punishment
  • to push an idea from the mind
  • Scarlett could banish heartbreak but not hunger and each morning as she lay half asleep, before memory brought back to her mind war and hunger, she curled drowsily expecting the sweet smells of bacon frying and rolls baking.
    3.25 (56% in)
  • The meeting was being held in Mrs. Merriwether's parlor and Grandpa Merriwether, who had been banished to the kitchen, reported afterwards that the noise sounded just like the opening guns of the battle of Franklin.
    4.41 (59% in)
  • The excitement of the party banished, for the most part, the memory of Rhett's barbs and she was happy, happier than she had been in years as she planned her reception.
    5.49 (51% in)
  • Rhett was just being perverse in the matter, making her appear a poor mother, just to pay her back for banishing him from her room.
    5.52 (81% in)

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