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Wifelike

adjective
1.
Befitting or characteristic of a wife.  Synonyms: uxorial, wifely.






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"Wifelike" Quotes from Famous Books



... meanness in her unresisting life. Then their eyes vext her; for on entering He had cast the curtains of their seat aside— Black velvet of the costliest—she herself Had seen to that: fain had she closed them now, Yet dared not stir to do it, only near'd Her husband inch by inch, but when she laid, Wifelike, her hand in one of his, he veil'd His face with the other, and at once, as falls A creeper when the prop is broken, fell The woman shrieking at his feet, and swoon'd. Then her own people bore along the nave Her pendent hands, and narrow meagre face Seam'd with ...
— Enoch Arden, &c. • Alfred Tennyson



Words linked to "Wifelike" :   husbandly



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