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Harry only shares his darkest fears about something evil burgeoning inside him in intimate scenes with his godfather Sirius, which makes Sirius’ sudden and surprising death at the end of the film all the more painful.

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LaBerge, the closest thing to the godfather of the field, pinned down some of its common biological traits—that it occurs in the later stages of REM sleep when rapid eye movement peaks, for example.

After every draft, they compile each team’s letter-grade assessments from a variety of outlets, including ESPN’s Mel Kiper — the godfather of draftniks.

Costell selected her brother and Klimas to be godfathers to both of her children.

He told the Times that after the deaths of his parents, he grew up with a godmother who was a domestic and a godfather employed at a mattress factory.

When Fossella was first elected to Congress in 1997 at age 32, Molinari was described as his political godfather.

Forty-two years after its debut, The Godfather casts a long shadow over American cinema.

Sandra Bullock won for ‘The Blind Side’ and Al Pacino lost for both Godfather movies.

There was Radim Palouš, the sonorous philosophical godfather of Kampademia.

The godfather, Alston, was around back of the building, sitting on a bench at the edge of the playground.

He watched over and protected the misguided woman, consenting to act as godfather to the child she had by Lousteau.

At 78 one must expect to go to Heaven shortly, but still one's friends will be sorry, no doubt, and Hal loses his godfather.

Almost immediately after the marriage Lorenzo set out for Milan to visit the new Duke, and stand godfather to his heir.

If you are chosen godfather, you are expected to send a silver mug to your godchild.

He was the godfather of typhoid fever, and from being a famous clinician became later a great pathologist.

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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to godfather, such as: elder, and patron.

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