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maternal
used in Gone with the Wind

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Definition
relating to a mother; or characteristic of parents — such as to care for and help to develop
  • And while he was learning she had a fond and maternal indulgence and patience for his errors.
    4.41 (95% in)
  • At her words, his grip tightened and he began speaking rapidly, hoarsely, babbling as though to a grave which would never give up its secrets, babbling the truth for the first time in his life, baring himself mercilessly to Melanie who was at first, utterly uncomprehending, utterly maternal.
    5.56 (81% in)

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