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tide
 n.  periodic rise and fall of the sea level
Classic Sentence: (159 in 11 pages)
1  The sight of Tom Slattery dawdling on his neighbors' porches, begging cotton seed for planting or a side of bacon to "tide him over," was a familiar one.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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2  And, quickening all of the affairs of the section, was the high tide of prosperity then rolling over the South.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  Already summer was in the air, the first hint of Georgia summer when the high tide of spring gives way reluctantly before a fiercer heat.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  It was high tide of devotion and pride in their hearts, high tide of the Confederacy, for final victory was at hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  There was universal rejoicing in that holiday season, rejoicing and thankfulness that the tide was turning.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  The tide of the Confederacy's fortune was running strong and full now, sweeping the people jubilantly along on its flood.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  Melanie, stemming the tide of fear again and again, through endless hours, was telling herself: "He can't be dead."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  The tide of smells and pain rose and rose about her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  With the tide of hysterical gaiety and excitement flooding the city, they rushed into matrimony.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  She had not bargained on this--this treacherous warm tide of feeling that made her want to run her hands through his hair, to feel his lips upon her mouth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  A warm tide of feeling, bewildering, frightening, swept over her, carrying out of her mind the time and place and circumstances.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  That's your home, mumbled Scarlett, toying with a pillow and keeping her eyes down to hide dawning triumph in them as she felt the tide turning her way.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  She tried to remember what she had heard about the releasing of the Milledgeville convicts in that last desperate effort to stem the tide of Sherman's army.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  She felt again the rush of helplessness, the sinking yielding, the surging tide of warmth that left her limp.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  The allusion was lost on her as the tide of her anger and disappointment rose.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  A rising tide lifts all boats.
2  He eyed the coming tide with an absorbed attention.
3  Countries overwhelmed by the human tide of refugees want safe havens set up at once.
4  Time and tide wait for no man.
5  Sail while the wind blows; wind and tide wait for no man.
6  We have enough food to tide ourselves over the weekend.
7  The body was washed up on the beach by the tide.
8  When the tide went out , the boat was high and dry.
9  We set sail at high tide.
10  Miles of sand are exposed at low tide.
11  The causeway to the island is only accessible at low tide.
12  There is a tide in the affairs of men.
13  When the tide ebbs it's a rock pool inhabited by crustaceans.
14  High tide is at seven in the morning.
15  The water in the tide pool was still, except for an occasional eddy.