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“We live under different rules here,” she said, eyeing her mother superior who kept a watchful eye from a corner chair.

That point is where the convent purse rattles thinly and the mother-superior must face hunger.

And the mother-superior, being a sensible woman, agreed to engage a certain number of teachers from the outer world.

Rumours were rife of large loans raised by the Mother Superior, of mortgages on the factory buildings and the machinery.

The Mother Superior, the cur himself, had visited her, had said strange and wonderful things to her which she scarcely understood.

“I could not stand it any longer, madame,” she assured the Mother Superior, with hot tears in her big eyes.

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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mother superior, such as: abbess, ecclesiarch, holy mother, lady superior, prioress, and reverend mother.

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