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Father—mother,” said the reviving daughter, “He is good to me—trust Him, praise Him evermore.

If you take of the courage, you shall find the world to smile to your face, and father-mother you.

Assuming the difficult role of Father-Mother to his little flock, he grew noticeably more tender, more approachable.

In the Vidyalaya I had to play father-mother to the little children, and to cope with many organizational difficulties.

“Father—mother,” repeated the boy, with a look of pleasure, as if they were words once familiar to his tongue.


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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to father/mother, such as: administrator, architect, author, builder, creator, and dean.

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