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synonyms for mums

  • grandmother
  • mommy
  • parent
  • ma
  • mama
  • matriarch
  • matron
  • mum
  • child-bearer
  • mumsy
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How to use mums in a sentence

Of course, even at that time, she and Mums had both been sure she was born to play "Dolores," and that Elsa wasn't.
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But Marise, who knew what poor Mums's past had been, understood the passion and even felt the thrill of it.
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Marise admired Tony, and was very proud of her conquest, though she would admit that to no one except Mums.
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In striving to frame them she would surely laugh, and Mums would think her a callous wretch.
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After a few minutes' reflection, the girl decided that she would not confess to Mums what she had done.
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By that time she would know his name, so the thing could be managed easily, and Mums never suspect to what lengths she had gone.
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But Mums, though an absolute trump and a darling, was the most conventional woman on earth.
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Marise thought it would suit: and Mums, arriving at that moment dressed for the day, an appointment was made.
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It would, she told Mums, be like deliberately rubbing the bloom off hothouse grapes before you ate them.
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Mums warded off an impending attack of hysterics which Marise had been longing to have, and would have enjoyed.
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