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Synonyms for Theresa

Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia)

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Many Theresas have been born who found for themselves no epic life wherein there was a constant unfolding of far-resonant action; perhaps only a life of mistakes, the offspring of a certain spiritual grandeur ill-matched with the meanness of opportunity; perhaps a tragic failure which found no sacred poet and sank unwept into oblivion.
Then he threw a decanter at that maid, Theresa Wright--there was trouble about that.
I should like now to have a few words with the nurse, Theresa. We must be wary for a while, if we are to get the information which we want."
"You are an impudent fellow!" cried Theresa. "Do you mean to say that my mistress has told a lie?"
One day out in a country lane I met Theresa Wright, her old maid.
"She had screamed when he struck her, and that brought old Theresa down from the room above.
"Don't think I came here looking for you, Theresa. Your vanity shall not be tickled by any such misapprehension.
At the first warning, Theresa began casually to clear away the dishes.
"There is nothing to forgive, Theresa. I really should thank you.
I have been - er - curious to know what Theresa found in you - where, I may say, the attraction lay.
Womble looked with quick suspicion at Theresa and caught in her eyes a glint of pleased surprise.
In marked contrast was Messner's "Please don't intrude, Theresa."
Theresa's curriculum also provides enrichment classes that include foreign language beginning in kindergarten, art, music, drama, technology and Physical Education.
The robot has been named Theresa in nod to the nickname "The Maybot" given by the UK media to the former Prime Minister Theresa May