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maternal -- as in: maternal grandmother
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • They are descended, on the maternal side, from the same noble line; and, on the father’s, from respectable, honourable, and ancient—though untitled—families.
  • Chapter 61 Happy for all her maternal feelings was the day on which Mrs. Bennet got rid of her two most deserving daughters.

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  • She radiated a warm maternal affection for her niece.
  • maternal genes

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