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noun as in woman

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Both males and females at parties, weddings, and celebrations perform it.

“Hence, there might be a net benefit, at least to some females, of breeding within the natal group,” the researchers speculate.

A lot of people think females are too weak for the job, but I know that all the men she worked with saw her as one of the guys.

Only five African-American females hold a rank higher than GS-14 within the Secret Service.

His work also provides a graphic account of injured females who were assaulted by marauding “gangs” of Adélie males.

Orellana was very warmly received by armed swift-footed females, which originated the fanciful name Amazonia.

I should judge from the streets that not more than one-fourth of the females of Galway belong to the shoe-wearing aristocracy.

This distinction is very useful in identifying young birds and females, which are sometimes very much alike.

After the gentle sex had to a great extent given up the habit, some strong minded females were to be found who retained it.

By statute a later date, twenty-one for males and eighteen for females has been fixed in many states.


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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to females, such as: girl, mother, madam, sister, daughter, and matron.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.