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father-in-law

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  • as inrelative
  • as inkinsman
  • as inkinswoman

synonyms for father-in-law

  • aunt
  • cousin
  • father
  • folk
  • mother
  • niece
  • sibling
  • uncle
  • agnate
  • blood
  • brother-in-law
  • cognate
  • connection
  • folks
  • grandparents
  • in-laws
  • kinsperson
  • mother-in-law
  • nephew
  • relation
  • sib
  • sister-in-law
  • stepbrother
  • stepparent
  • stepsister
  • clansperson
  • great-grandparents
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How to use father-in-law in a sentence

There was a rumor that Alessandro and his father had both died; but no one knew anything certainly.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
And he was gone, and out of sight on the swift galloping Benito, before Father Gaspara bethought himself.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
We should have to admit that the new law does little or nothing to relieve such a situation.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
He that seeketh the law, shall be filled with it: and he that dealeth deceitfully, shall meet with a stumblingblock therein.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
To Harrison and his wife there was no distinction between the executive and judicial branches of the law.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
At this same time they seized in Nangasaqui a servant of the father provincial, Matheo Couros, who was washing his clothes.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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 HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
These schools became affiliated Universities, but never equalled the Law University in importance.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Judged from this point of view only, the elasticity provided by the new law is doubtless adequate.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
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