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synonyms for widow

  • dowager
  • relict
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Since becoming a widow, Mahira has been living alone with her children in a small village in Mewat, Haryana.
THREE WOMEN: STORIES OF INDIAN TRAFFICKED BRIDESLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 5, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Ginsburg represented widower Stephen Wiesenfeld in challenging a Social Security Act provision that provided parental benefits only to widows with minor children.
RUTH BADER GINSBURG HELPED SHAPE THE MODERN ERA OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS – EVEN BEFORE SHE WENT ON THE SUPREME COURTLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 21, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Mel Kahn, a Florida widower, asked for the property tax exemption that state law allowed only to widows.
RUTH BADER GINSBURG HELPED SHAPE THE MODERN ERA OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS – EVEN BEFORE SHE WENT ON THE SUPREME COURTLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 21, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Thanks to a new, substantially funded initiative led by his widow, Denise Bradley-Tyson, and the American Heart Association, Bernard Tyson’s work and message have been given an afterlife.
BERNARD TYSON’S PROFOUND IMPACT CONTINUES EVEN AFTER HIS DEATH—THROUGH A NEW SOCIAL INVESTMENT FUNDCLEAF2013SEPTEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
Benedict’s husband would die of a heart attack—which also allowed her, as a widow, to move toward a tenured professorship at Columbia, something denied to married women at the time.
GENDER IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCHARLES KINGAUGUST 5, 2020NAUTILUS
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Sometimes it was a young girl, again a widow; but as often as not it was some interesting married woman.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Joan Boughton, a widow, was burned for heresy; said to be the first female martyr of England.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Learn to do well: seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge for the fatherless, defend the widow.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The cow happily recovered, which the widow entirely attributed to the efficacy of her pastor's prayer.
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WORDS RELATED TO WIDOW

  • matriarch
  • matron
  • widow
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