damsel

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a young unmarried woman

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City that the done by pals have Even as I drew a letter D on the big pokey princess hat in my book of fairytales, I've never seen any merit in being a damsel in distress.
Stranded motorist Cheryl Greig - who was travelling with her daughter Macy - said: "It was so lovely for Neil to help a damsel in distress.
John Lawton wants to make his fortune, and really wants little to do with any damsel in distress.
Danielle, 29, from Cardiff, plays a damsel in distress with an ulterior motive, in the 20-second advert for chilli and chocolate flavour crisps, due to be released on February 16.
He is taking a holiday while recovering from a career-threatening injury, and the last thing he needs is a damsel in distress tagging along for the ride.
She goes from damsel in distress to full-fledged heroine in very clear voice.
There's the archetypal battle between good and evil, the feisty (for the time) damsel in distress and a rugged hero which people can believe in.
Perhaps too bossy to be a damsel in distress (she's a Cladwell, after all), Lohman gets a power-hungry little gleam in her eye when she finally gets to lead the rebellion.
It's the classic story: Man rescues damsel in distress who happens to be dressed up as vampire.
Dulcinea, the ballerina role, appears in many guises (devoted servant girl, proud shepherdess, guardian spirit, damsel in distress, Madonna).
Dani is not the typical Grade B damsel in distress and some aspects of her bio required a good deal of suspended disbelief--like her dropping the news that she was a virgin (at the age 29) before she met her fiancee--but I accepted the fantasy and settled back to enjoy the light reading Port of Fear promised.
ON GIRL POWER: "Francesca has the ability to take charge so she's not the damsel in distress.
In the first episode, a hiking holiday turns into a nightmare for two brothers when tragedy strikes, and Romeo rescuer Jamie underestimates a dangerous situation when he spies an attractive damsel in distress.
But burly mechanic Dennis Skinner comes to the rescue - and Weatherfield's knight in shining armour gets more than he bargained for when the damsel in distress falls into his arms.
The strong-willed Lady Chablis--best known for being her larger-than-life self in both the novel and movie Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil--played an unaccustomed role on March 15: damsel in distress.