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noun as in man


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I coo to my nephew over FaceTime, and when we hang up, I sigh with gratitude that that’s not my life right now.

Heidi’s husband called Heather to tell her what was happening, and she raced to her sister’s house, where he and her nephew were talking to Heidi on a video chat.

When I hear this song, it makes me thankful for two of my favorite nephews — Snoop and Pharrell.

Both of my parents live there, as well as my brother, sister and too-many-to-count aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and second cousins.

Petitioners and defendants alike paid huge sums to retain lawyers, among them leaders of the Washington bar such as Philip Barton Key, his nephew Francis Scott Key, and future Supreme Court justices Samuel Chase and Gabriel Duvall.

“Give about two [hours] every day to exercise,” Jefferson instructed his young nephew.

Seven days after receiving the letter from Navarro, Abidogun had yet to break the “bad news” to his brother-in-law and his nephew.

Her mother, brother, and nephew—and her brother-in-law did it, too.

Cardin is the nephew of Senator Ben Cardin and ran with his uncle putting all of his political resources behind him.

His uncle denounced Knausgaard publicly and no longer speaks with his famous nephew.

"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.

Her nephew stood away, regarding Agnes out of eyes in which she could see a growing fear.

I gave up my nephew to my country, and I—er—suffered from the shortage of potatoes to an extent that you probably didn't realize.

The creditors divided among them two thirds, and the family, a sister and a grand-nephew, received the remainder.

But is not 'nephew' used here, not in the present strict sense, but in the wider sense of young relative?

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On this page you'll find 110 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nephew, such as: agnate, aunt, blood, brother-in-law, cognate, and connection.

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