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noun as in lady

noun as in noblewoman

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Pearson got the young countess — who was desperate to escape her domineering mother — to accept his marriage proposal by promising that he’d agree to a divorce with no conditions after two years if she wanted it.

When I tell her that Clooney is rumored to also kiss the Dowager Countess during the episode, she chuckles.

Kate - known as the Countess of Strathearn when north of the border - wore £425 blue and grey coat by British label Moloh.

Vacations are as mysterious to me as weekends are to the Dowager Countess of Grantham.

Dame Maggie Smith's fiery Dowager Countess will get a confidante in the form of Lady Shackleton, played by Dame Harriet Walters.

Just look at their company: Countess LuAnn, Steve Harvey, Jessica Seinfeld, Paris Hilton.

How little did he divine that the letter of the doctor was called forth by a communication from the countess-dowager.

The Countess drew a beautiful miniature from its case, which lay on the sofa near her, and presented it to her young charge.

This haughty Countess, by the way, has always had a great fascination for me, because she looks like a woman who "has a history."

And the countess-dowager fanned herself complacently, and neither she nor Maude cared for the absence of a groomsman.

The countess-dowager was not very adroit at spelling and composition, whether French or English, as you observe.


On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to countess, such as: gentlewoman, nobility, noblewoman, baroness, contessa, and dowager.

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