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synonyms for in the family way

  • anticipating
  • carrying
  • expecting
  • gestating
  • heavy with child
  • knocked-up
  • with child
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It is most peculiar, and when he plays that way, the most bewitching little expression comes over his face.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
"Capital, capital," his lordship would remark with great alacrity, when there was no other way of escape.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
In this way bundles of the plants are easily made, and in most cases these can be readily carried about.
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You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
And that was that if he and his wife were to ever live together again and be happy, the family were to be kept out of it.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
“This house must have been the hotel of some distinguished family, Baron; it is nobly proportioned,” said David Arden.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Big Reginald took their lives at pool, and pocketed their half-crowns in an easy genial way, which almost made losing a pleasure.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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