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noun as in young

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In Rwanda, as we watched the young fathers hold their babies, we saw a contented look in their eyes.

The men use the dolls to practice the basics of caring for babies.

The bye bye is being sung, incidentally, by mothers to their babies condemned to death by King Herod.

Other female penguins would have their babies “misused before the very eyes of its parents.”

“When immigrants hear ‘anchor babies,’ they hear ‘they hate us,’” says Sharry.

The same outpourings of affection are seen in the dealings of children with their toy babies and animals.

And you know that all babies, especially little babies, sleep a great deal.

Yung Pak's earliest days were spent very much as are those of most babies, whether they live in Korea or America.

Some of those babies we know are cared for on cushions of down and wrapped in soft flannels and delicate muslins.

Josie says, "I think they were real cross not to let a little girl just look at their babies."


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to babies, such as: baby, family, brood, infants, issue, and litter.

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