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  • as inpacifist
  • as inHoly Ghost
  • as inHoly Spirit

synonyms for doves

  • peacemaker
  • Dove
  • peacenik
  • antiwar demonstrator
  • conscientious objector
  • passive resister
  • peacemonger
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How to use doves in a sentence

Gwynne smiled as he recalled the heroines of poesy that had fed so many doves and garden birds.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
And the soldier is led away captive: and her bondwomen were led away mourning as doves, murmuring in their hearts.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Husky crows awake in the pine trees, and doves under the temple eaves.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
About half-past three, the doves began to coo, and that made the monkey sit up and listen.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
When Aurelian consulted the god of Palmyra (still in spite of Baltus), the god said that the doves fear the falcon.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Whatever might happen, the god would not be embarrassed; the falcon would be the conqueror, and the doves the conquered.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
From the roof hung a gilded cage containing turtle doves, quite white, with a black ring round their necks.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
We used to set gums and catch rabbits, set traps and caught patridges and doves.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATESVARIOUS
Yes, truly; I would have your lips seek mine, as two doves flit to the same nest.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The doves were cooing and fluttering in the cornices and the cockatoo was preening his lemon colored topknot.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
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