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Flowers for Algernon
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as in: they are relatives Define
connected in various senses such as:
  • a person related by blood or marriage
  • a plant or animal related by origin or grouping

  • …shes a wonderful woman whenever someone is sick. july 22 mrs flynn called a strange doctor to see me. she was afraid i was going to die. i told the doctor i wasnt too sick and that i only forget sometimes. he asked me did i have any friends or relatives and i said no i dont have any. i told him i had a friend called algernon once but he was a mouse and we used to run races together. he looked at me kind of funny like he thought i was crazy. he smiled when i told him i used to be a…

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  • Police are searching for friends or relatives who might know something about her plans that night.
  • I have relatives in California.

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as in: the relative importance Define
compared with something else (not an absolute value or not complete)
as in: they are relatives Define
connected in various senses such as:
  • a person related by blood or marriage
  • a plant or animal related by origin or grouping

as in: questions relative to the topic Define
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