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noun as in female donor


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I think of one whom the poor of a great city know as their benefactress and friend.

As soon as they arrive, Inkle goes and sells his benefactress in the slave market.

Anna in trembling accents thanked her kind benefactress, and hastened to present it to her father as Mrs. Meridith's gift.

Now I do not wonder at your father's agitation at meeting one who reminded him of his lost friend and benefactress.

She rapidly acquired sufficient influence to supplant her benefactress.

I rejoiced for my benefactress, I rejoiced for the tender and affectionate Edith.

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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to benefactress, such as: benefactor, contributor, donor, friend, giver, and patron.

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