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paternal
Used in
The Fountainhead
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  • He told himself merely that his paternal affection was asserting itself quite against his will.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His heavy face bore the benevolent, paternal smile that had always been his passkey and his trademark.  (not reviewed by editor)

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