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used in Howards End

4 uses
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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."
  • Give my letter to Helen, and say whatever you feel yourself, but do keep clear of the relatives.
    Chapter 2 (79% in)
  • So she stopped, or rather began to fool on other subjects, until her long-suffering relatives drove her upstairs.
    Chapter 8 (18% in)
  • When they told him of their search, he only chaffed Tibby and the Schlegels generally, and declared that it was "just like Helen" to lead her relatives a dance.
    Chapter 34 (60% in)
  • Leonard realised that they need never starve, because it would be too painful for his relatives.
    Chapter 41 (25% in)

There are no more uses of "relative" in Howards End.

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