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relative
used in Of Mice and Men

2 uses
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Definition
connected
in various senses, including:
  • a person related by blood or marriage — as in "The hospital won't let me visit her because I'm not a relative."
  • a plant or animal related by origin or grouping — "The closest relative of the dog is the gray wolf."
  • Candy interrupted him, "I'd make a will an' leave my share to you guys in case I kick off, 'cause I ain't got no relatives nor nothing."
    p. 59.9
relatives = people related by blood or marriage
  • If I was a relative of yours I'd shoot myself.
    p. 24.1
relative = a person related by blood
There are no more uses of "relative" in Of Mice and Men.

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