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synonyms for benefactress

  • benefactor
  • contributor
  • donor
  • friend
  • giver
  • patron
  • philanthropist
  • sponsor
  • supporter
  • donator
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antonyms for benefactress

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  • detractor
  • enemy
  • opponent
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How to use benefactress in a sentence

As soon as they arrive, Inkle goes and sells his benefactress in the slave market.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Anna in trembling accents thanked her kind benefactress, and hastened to present it to her father as Mrs. Meridith's gift.
THE ADOPTED DAUGHTERELIZABETH SANDHAM
Now I do not wonder at your father's agitation at meeting one who reminded him of his lost friend and benefactress.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
She rapidly acquired sufficient influence to supplant her benefactress.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 218, DECEMBER 31, 1853VARIOUS
I rejoiced for my benefactress, I rejoiced for the tender and affectionate Edith.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
We cannot, perhaps, very readily excuse the way in which he has occasionally treated the memory of his mistress and benefactress.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
Mr. Hayes has never forgotten his benefactress, and his youngest daughter bears her name.
LYMAN'S HISTORY OF OLD WALLA WALLA COUNTY, VOL. 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM DENISON LYMAN
Madame Sainte Marguerite was highly honoured in the kingdom of France, where she was a great benefactress.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
She had it in her power, after Granvella's expulsion, to become the benefactress of the Belgian nation, but she did not.
THE REVOLT OF THE NETHERLANDS, COMPLETEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
By twelve he looked fierce, as if he meant to write his benefactress, and give her a piece of his mind.
A HOLIDAY IN BED AND OTHER SKETCHESJ. M. BARRIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BENEFACTRESS

  • Santa Claus
  • almsgiver
  • altruist
  • angel
  • backer
  • benefactor
  • benefactress
  • bestower
  • conferrer
  • contributor
  • donator
  • grantor
  • heavy hitter
  • patron
  • philanthropist
  • presenter
  • savior
  • subscriber
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.