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"Mon enfant," he triumphantly added, with an air of jubilant proprietorship.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The Chronicle declined after 1821, owing to a change in the proprietorship.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
Denham too, with ready tact, refrained from anything that might be construed into bordering on an air of proprietorship!
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
His obsequious manner changed at once, and he put his arm around her waist with a happy sense of proprietorship.
THE WHITE SHIELDMYRTLE REED
"I am very proud of my husband, Mr. Herkimer," she said with a little bob of her head in which was a sense of proprietorship.
MURDER IN ANY DEGREEOWEN JOHNSON
He cannot collect things with a view to proprietorship and construction and have them under his own roof.
THE MINISTER AND THE BOYALLAN HOBEN
The dog and his bone, the tigress and her lair, the roaring stag and his herd, these are proprietorship blazing.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Sally's attitude about him always implied a kind of proprietorship, as in a large, fairly well-behaved dog.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
Clara was very quiet at breakfast, but she had a sort of air of proprietorship over him that pleased him infinitely.
SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
An extensive change of proprietorship would, we are persuaded, be a great evil in Ireland.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 393, JULY 1848VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PROPRIETORSHIP

  • administration
  • clamp
  • clasp
  • clench
  • clinch
  • clutch
  • dynasty
  • grasp
  • grip
  • hold
  • holding
  • incumbency
  • occupancy
  • occupation
  • ownership
  • possession
  • proprietorship
  • regime
  • reign
  • residence
  • security
  • tenancy
  • term
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