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

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She's done got a pow'ful quick tempah, my Miss Betty has, same's all my Somerset family had, bein' fust quality folks lak dey was.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
He was a skittish horse, gentle, as Andy explained, but "pow'ful nervous—had to be sort o' coaxed along."
There was a grand "pow-wow," as William called it, after he came.
Why should he be permitted to defile with the fat of his sleek locks a crown intended to adorn the grizzled pow of his elders?
Among the neighboring Cherokees, was one named Silouee, celebrated as a chief and pow-wow, or medicine man.
The chief difficulty in a "pow-wow" of this nature was that the balance of argument was invariably on the side of the Indian.
The country is full of Indian and half-breed runners and nightly pow-wows are the vogue everywhere.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
There was a dog fight on the corner, a terrific pow-wow of yelps and snarls; still she did not stir.
MARY WARE'S PROMISED LANDANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
White folks is pow'ful strange, looks lak dey jes' tries to fall in de water.
They had a kind of pow-wow in his office—a whole gang of district leaders—and Obed he was one of 'em.
CAP'N ERIJOSEPH CROSBY LINCOLN

WORDS RELATED TO POW

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