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noun as in bridegroom

noun as in groom

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Benedict said the pellets that were fired missed the officer but punctured drywall behind him.

Benedict said Wimbish then took another weapon from his waistband that had no orange tip and did not resemble the BB gun that had been described earlier.

One other perceived block on Francis stepping down anytime soon is Benedict himself.

She had long signed her notes to Benedict with “love,” as one might to an older sister.

All of this also gave Mead a way of understanding her own fate, as well as Benedict’s.

Bergoglio ran second to Joseph Ratzinger, who became Benedict XVI.

In 2008 then Pope Benedict XVI stated quite pointedly that animals are “not called to the eternal life.”

As part of their ambitious film schedule, Marvel has cast British actor Benedict Cumberbatch to play the doctor in 2016.

As he debuts on Broadway, he talks Beyoncé, Kristen Stewart, Benedict Cumberbatch, and the ‘gay sensibility’ in all he does.

“There are various iterations of my life out there,” says Billy Hayes, digging into his Eggs Benedict at a Manhattan diner.

Our youngest benedict was not more than eighteen years of age, and his salary only £45 a year.

A benedict and wife-led, although wishing to appear his own master.

Both these names are used to mean "foolish person" in France, and so is benêt, which comes from Benedict.

The two boys gazed respectfully at the bare trestle table and the raised reading-desk and the picture of St. Benedict.

Benedict Pictete had first published his Teologia Christiana in 1696.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to benedict, such as: groom, helpmate, husband, mate, newlywed, and spouse.

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