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Synonyms for mother

a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)

a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria

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a term of address for an elderly woman

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a term of address for a mother superior

a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation

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care for like a mother

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For those of you familiar with the "Nunsense" shows, part of the fun is seeing how amusingly duplicitous Reverend Mother Mary Regina can be.
Despite the contempt he holds for the Reverend Mother, Paul cannot resist her command.
While gestures, effectively used, are excellent communicative tools, language, both written and spoken, has greater power, as demonstrated by Paul's reaction to the way the Reverend Mother treats Jessica:
Because I was a sickly child unable to play and roughhouse with the other children, I spent a great deal of time in the company of Reverend Mother Jones, my seventy-three-year-old godmother and the spiritual director of St.
Now aged 76, the Reverend Mother is Prioress of the Abbey.
John the Divine (SSJD) will have a new reverend mother.
The concept of this show is this: Sister Robert Anne, played to perfection by Patricia Lawrence, is assigned by the Reverend Mother (unseen) to teach the audience how to put together their own cabaret act.
Reverend Mother Winsome gave evidence to the employment tribunal as care assistant Christine Sheldon sued for unfair dismissal.
So the priest decided to give the rest of his rosary to their Reverend Mother when she sailed to Australia to found a sister house there.
During the night's course, expect to see the Reverend Mother and the Mistress of Novices hammered on sake, Sister Robert-Anne's version of Britney's Hit Me Baby One More Time, and a game of bingo with the ever- forgetful Sister Amnesia.
Reverend Mother Sister Laura from the nursing home described Fr Juozapaitis as ``a popular man who had made lots of friends.
As they explore and express in paint their inner selves, "with Consolata in charge, like a new and revised Reverend Mother.
Indeed, the whole of the Bene Gesserit technology of consciousness is based on general semantics, and Herbert illustrates this notion of consciousness along with the power of language and gesture very early in the novel when Jessica, Paul's Bene Gesserit mother, brings him to be tested by the Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam:
Long a thorn in the side of the church authorities, Father Buckley ordained her as the Very Reverend Mother Frances, at a church in the Irish borderside town of Omeath, Co Louth.
I was taken to a back shed and the Reverend Mother came in with scissors, an open razor and a big black belt.