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relative
used in Of Human Bondage

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they are relatives
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."
  • I suppose you'll communicate with the relatives.'
    85-86 — Chapters 85-86 (10% in)
  • In these matters a periphrase was demanded by the decorum of life, but, as he asked another question instead, it flashed through him that the doctor must be accustomed to the impatience of a sick man's relatives.
    107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (67% in)

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  • The Frenchman left them for friends at another table, and Cronshaw, with the lazy enunciation which was one of his peculiarities, began to discourse on the relative merits of Kent and Lancashire.
    41-42 — Chapters 41-42 (76% in)

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