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paternal
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Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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paternal
Used in
Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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  • "A word to the wise, Harry," said Lockhart paternally as they entered the building through a side door.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: paternal grandmother
as in: paternal attitude
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