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noun as in father

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Kelley and her husband hired a prominent lawyer, Abbe Lowell.

Defense attorney Abbe Lowell is a wiry man who seems to never stop moving when he speaks in a courtroom.

Lead defense attorney Abbe Lowell looked worried at the end of the 17th day of testimony at the John Edwards trial.

And how, exactly, does lead defense attorney Abbe Lowell plan to do that?

As Abbe wades through her grief and her history, her marriage with Greg begins to fall apart.

Like the Abbe Sieyes, Mr. Paine had completely mastered the science of government, which was in fact extremely simple.

He was a descendant of the famous Abbe de Camps, so well known among bookmen and savants.

A few more Abbe de Pradits, a few more newspaper articles, and from being an emperor, Napoleon would have turned into an ogre.

Abbe Stadler might well say to the stranger from Poland that Vienna was no longer what it used to be.

The Abbe Deforges, of Etampes, announced in the journals in 1772 that he would perform the great feat.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abbe, such as: minister, clergyman, confessor, ecclesiastic, padre, and parson.

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