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synonyms for crone

  • beldam
  • hag
  • woman
  • ugly
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How to use crone in a sentence

Such events eventually tied Morana with misfortune, with mythical narratives of the crone goddess even dabbling in sorcery and creating nightmares.
THE MOST ENIGMATIC SLAVIC GODS AND GODDESSESDATTATREYA MANDALMARCH 13, 2022REALM OF HISTORY
A hideous old crone covered with rags knelt beside the Duchesss, who on leaving the church offered her holy water.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
You have learnt to sit behind the stove like an old crone, and to dangle at the apronstrings of the women.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Then the crone smote her lean hands one within the other, and laughed like a sea-gull.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The sexton approached the old crone, and laid his hand with violence upon her shoulder.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
As her eyes got accustomed to the dim light, she saw the figures of two women, a boy, and an old crone sitting by a wood fire.
A FLIGHT WITH THE SWALLOWSEMMA MARSHALL
The Oxford crone speaks with a Cornish accent, and some think that she hailed from Stratton.
FOOTPRINTS OF FORMER MEN IN FAR CORNWALLROBERT S. HAWKER
Thus saying, she took him by the hand and he fell dead; for the crone who had sought him so long was Death.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
"This lady wants you to show her the towers," explained the old crone with a cunning wink at the girl.
THROUGH THE WALLCLEVELAND MOFFETT
He found that an aged crone from the village had established herself in his house, and was caring for Hyacinth.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO CRONE

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  • hag
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