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noun as in folks

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Many young people are still shedding the ignorance of our parents.

Parents are talking about it, schools are talking about it, even kids themselves are talking about it.

In Sweden parents can use those days up until the child turns 12.

I first saw Marvin when I was ten years old, living with my parents in Arlington, Virginia.

He was born in an apartment above the grocery store owned by his immigrant parents in South Jamaica, Queens.

His parents were peasants and he wrought as a day laborer till he attracted attention.

It is true that the parents so provided think more of the twenty-five francs than they do of the foundling.

Your father and mother gave you no warmer welcome than the parents of this little Korean baby gave to him.

All Koreans pay great honour to their dead parents, and tablets to their memory are placed in some room set apart for the purpose.

But her parents, did you never discover any thing about them—who or what they were—the motive of so strange an abandonment?


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parents, such as: brood, clan, horde, household, kin, and people.

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