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noun as in male person who begets children

noun as in priest

verb as in sire

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“I think that Joe Biden will be the person to protect Anthony and those with preexisting conditions,” the father says.

Six unknowing months before the start of the Great Depression, my father arrived.

While DeFazio and other lawmakers haven’t called for a permanent grounding of the jet, the father of a woman who died in the Ethiopia crash said the report raised questions about the plane’s return to service.

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I have been yelled at basically my entire life, from my father, my family, to high school.

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Anthony Mallott said that no one asked his father to resign, and that he did so voluntarily.

What matters is being honest, humble, and a faithful and loyal friend, father and member of your community.

Father Joel Román Salazar died in a car crash in 2013; his death was ruled an accident, but the suspicion of foul play persists.

Charles “Father” Coughlin, a raving anti-Semite, was one of the most popular radio hosts in the country.

You will have your beloved father back sooner than you think, and you can visit and communicate with him all the while.

“There is a heavy security presence but nothing has changed,” agrees Father Javier.

There was a rumor that Alessandro and his father had both died; but no one knew anything certainly.

And he was gone, and out of sight on the swift galloping Benito, before Father Gaspara bethought himself.

At this same time they seized in Nangasaqui a servant of the father provincial, Matheo Couros, who was washing his clothes.

He wanted to tell her that if she called her father, it would mean the end of everything for them, but he withheld this.

The Father had been in sore straits of mind, as month after month had passed without tidings of his "blessed child."


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On this page you'll find 94 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to father, such as: ancestor, dad, parent, predecessor, begetter, and daddy.

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