cousin


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Synonyms for cousin

the child of your aunt or uncle

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Marie lifted her large eyes on her cousin with an air of some curiosity, and received her with languid politeness.
This is your cousin Cathy, Linton,' he said, putting their little hands together.
He was a step or two in front of his cousin, when he suddenly stopped.
Really, brother," answered the cousin, "I could not at this moment say positively without having investigated it; I will look it up when I go back to where I have my books, and will satisfy you the next time we meet, for this will not be the last time.
Coquenard did not carry his genealogical investigations any further; but withdrawing his anxious look from the chest and fixing it upon Porthos, he contented himself with saying, "Monsieur our cousin will do us the favor of dining with us once before his departure for the campaign, will he not, Madame Coquenard?
It seemed to cousin Clara that, if these ladies could have seen Grandfather's old chair, they would have thought it worth all the rest together.
Captain Bonneville and his companions had pursued their journey a considerable distance down the course of Snake River, when the old chief halted on the bank, and dismounting, recommended that they should turn their horses loose to graze, while he summoned a cousin of his from a group of lodges on the opposite side of the stream.
The sheriff laughed heartily at his own wit, and put himself in good humor thereby, when he gratified his patient cousin with the following explanation:
The holiday allowed to the Miss Bertrams the next day, on purpose to afford leisure for getting acquainted with, and entertaining their young cousin, produced little union.
Pardon me, dear cousin, you are unjust in your own claims.
But they had; they undoubtedly had; for the low- toned comments behind him left no doubt in Archer's mind that the young woman was May Welland's cousin, the cousin always referred to in the family as "poor Ellen Olenska.
Everybody on Sir Leicester Dedlock's side of the question and of his way of thinking would appear to be his cousin more or less.
I know that she is married to my cousin," said Will Ladislaw, sauntering down the hall with a preoccupied air, while his German friend kept at his side and watched him eagerly.
Last night Cousin Emily and I were calling at a neighbor's.
Now you must know that a Town Mouse once upon a time went on a visit to his cousin in the country.