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relative
used in The Killer Angels

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
the relative importance
Definition
compared with something else (not an absolute value or not complete)
  • Lee was watching the fight, which was now relatively quiet.
    1.4 — Day 1 Chapter 4 (68% in)

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2  —1 use as in:
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."
  • -E. M. Forster "With all my devotion to the Union and the feeling of loyalty and duty of an American citizen, I have not been able to raise my hand against my relatives, my children, my home.
    Forward (96% in)

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