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used in The Poisonwood Bible

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relating to a mother; or characteristic of parents — such as to care for and help to develop
  • He says I have different personalities: that my Lingala is sweet and maternal, but in English I'm sarcastic.
    Book 5 — Exodus (40% in)
  • Do they not hear me hollering over the fence at my sons every day in the habitual, maternal accents of a native-born fishwife?
    Book 5 — Exodus (72% in)

There are no more uses of "maternal" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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