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maternal
used in Anna Karenina

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relating to a mother; or characteristic of parents — such as to care for and help to develop
  • The maternal cares and worries, which she had so hated on the way, now, after a day spent without them, struck her in quite another light, and tempted her back to them.
    Part Six (71% in)

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