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scurvy
used in Gone with the Wind

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Definition
a disease caused by vitamin C deficiency; symptoms include spots on the skin, spongy gums, and bleeding from all mucous membranes
  • You know that was a kind of scurvy trick to play on a sister.
    4.39 (65% in)
  • Scurvy trick, hey?
    4.39 (65% in)
  • But still there's no gettin' 'round it, it was a scurvy trick and if you want to justify the end by the means, it's none of my business and who am I to complain?
    4.39 (69% in)

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  • "Rhett," she asked stormily, shortly after Uncle Peter's ultimatum, "why do folks in this town treat me so scurvily and talk about me so?
    4.38 (70% in)

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