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synonyms for posy

  • blossom
  • bouquet
  • boutonniere
  • corsage
  • flower
  • motto
  • nosegay
  • sentiment
  • verse
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How to use posy in a sentence

"Eat her up," said Rosy Posy, who was ecstatically gazing at her beautiful big sister.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
"But we have some littler ones," said her husband, gaily, as he prepared for a game of romps with Kitty and Rosy Posy.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
"He wants to come out," said Rosy Posy, of a particularly big and ferocious-looking lion.
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It is the daughter of Arbaces, who flung him the posy of flowers as his chariot passed beneath her in our triumph.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
“Give me one posy, mamma, only one;” and the little chubby hands were outstretched for a tempting rose-bud.
RUTH HALLFANNY FERN
But the doctor who attended him thought otherwise, as did also Mrs. Grantly, and as did Mrs. Baxter, and as also did Posy.
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On the morning of the Sunday after the dean's return Mr. Harding was lying in his bed, and Posy was sitting on the bed beside him.
THE LAST CHRONICLE OF BARSETANTHONY TROLLOPE
"Grandpa won't play cat's-cradle," said Posy, as Mrs. Arabin entered the room.
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"Posy never teases me;" and he slowly moved his withered hand down outside the bed, so as to hold the child by her frock.
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When Mrs. Baxter came to take away the tray, Posy's mother got up, and whispered a word to the child.
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WORDS RELATED TO POSY

  • bloom
  • bud
  • efflorescence
  • floret
  • floweret
  • inflorescence
  • posy
  • spike
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