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oblige
used in Gone with the Wind

5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
I obliged her every request.
Definition
grant a favor to someone
  • And as she reached the upper floor, she heard him obligingly slam the door for her.
    3.19 (**% in)

There are no more uses of "oblige" flagged with this meaning in Gone with the Wind.

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?  —4 uses
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  • And he knows we'll all be under obligation to him and his—mistress and that we'd almost rather be hanged than be obliged to them.
    4.46 (59% in)
  • She was as charming a widow as she had been a girl, pleasant when she had her own way, obliging as long as it did not discommode her, vain of her looks and her popularity.
    2.12 (13% in)
  • She looked, and was, frail but she was willing, obedient and obliging.
    3.26 (93% in)
  • "If it won't pain you too much, India," she broke off sarcastically, "I'd be much obliged if you'd tell me why you've been staring at me all evening.
    4.45 (22% in)

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

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