sisterhood


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the kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings

an association or society of women who are linked together by a common religion or trade or interest

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a religious society of women who live together as sisters (especially an order of nuns)

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The spectacular sisterhood of comics includes costumed crimebusters like Miss Fury, super-spies like Tiffany Sinn, sci-fi pioneers like Gale Allen, and even kid troublemakers like Little Lulu.
Even after starring in 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' and its sequel in 2005 and 2008, respectively, Ferrera maintains an inseparable bond with former co-stars Blake Lively, Amber Tamblyn and Alexis Bledel.
Rosal said this sisterhood agreement will serve as a tool to improve their initiatives towards the adoption of science and technology, culture and arts, education and sports development, environmental protection, public health and social services, tourism development and planning and urban development.
Help one another' is part of the religion of sisterhood.
The old idea of a helpless man unable to control his urges when tempted by a sultry vixen has been trailed out as if the woman has offended the sisterhood.
In preparation for initiating Power of Sisterhood, a grassroots group of eight sisters formed and invited Margaret Cain McCarthy to develop a questionnaire to survey the experiences of the various religious orders of women who were visited.
She said: "It's almost like the sisterhood has such a higher place on the list of priorities for us.
Sisterhood of the Spectrum: An Asperger Chick's Guide to Life comes from an Aspie author who creates an inspirational guide for teen girls with Asperger syndrome that can also be used by parents of such teens, and uses her own experiences to cover everything needed in a way Aspie teens can relate to.
In Sisters Born, Sisters Found: A Diversity of Voices on Sisterhood, editor Laura McHale Holland captures the feeling of attending a supportive, international open-mic night.
Serjak said that the day after the premiere of "The Sisterhood," the number of inquiries about becoming a sister on the Sisters of Mercy website jumped from the regular one a day to about six or seven.
Lucy is finally starting to get the hang of being a member of the Secret Sisterhood of Heartbreakers.
While the privileges attached to religious sisterhood could sometimes be used to their advantage, the word sister could also thwart the work of nuns by creating distance between them and the populations they sought to serve.
Women on the Verge is the leading website to establish and promote the bond of sisterhood among all of its members.
Trust of this order formed strong bonds, and with this came sisterhood.