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synonyms for lying-in

  • accouchement
  • bearing
  • beginning
  • birthing
  • childbearing
  • childbirth
  • creation
  • delivery
  • labor
  • nascency
  • natality
  • nativity
  • parturition
  • travail
  • act of God
  • blessed event
  • producing
  • visit from stork
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How to use lying-in in a sentence

This, however, did not apply to the waters lying directly around the Poloe and Flatland groups.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Eggs and nestlings were found lying on the bare soil at the inner ends of the burrows; no nesting material was found.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
Indeed, a score of bodies lying there had not been seen by Malcolm during his first frenzied examination of the house.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Last night I saw Jean Baptiste lying prone upon the floor, and knew that she had beaten him down to it, and he had not resisted.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The man that giveth heed to lying visions, is like to him that catcheth at a shadow, and followeth after the wind.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He went himself to the kitchen, which was a building apart from the cottages and lying to the rear of the house.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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WORDS RELATED TO LYING-IN

  • birthing
  • childbearing
  • childbed
  • childbirth
  • delivery
  • labor
  • lying-in
  • parturition
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.