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synonyms for dowager

  • matron
  • matriarch
  • widow
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How to use dowager in a sentence

How little did he divine that the letter of the doctor was called forth by a communication from the countess-dowager.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The old dowager's voice toned down, and she pulled her black feathers straight upon her head.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The doctor had been spending Easter at Cannes, and the dowager had devoutly prayed that he might not yet return.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
And the countess-dowager fanned herself complacently, and neither she nor Maude cared for the absence of a groomsman.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The countess-dowager was not very adroit at spelling and composition, whether French or English, as you observe.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Hedges had to go on his way also, for it was close upon the countess-dowager's dinner-hour, at which ceremony he must attend.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
That accomplished, I shall arrest the Dowager and her son and every jackanapes within that castle.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The countess-dowager sat fanning herself quietly: for her daughter's words were gaining ground.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Strange perhaps to say, the suggestion of the old dowager, like instilled poison, was making its way into her very veins.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The Dowager's fears were banished from her mind at that, and with them went all thought of conciliating Valerie.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DOWAGER

  • ancestor
  • dowager
  • gram
  • grandma
  • granny
  • maternal forebear
  • matriarch
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.