10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UXORIOUS»
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Jackie By Josie: A Novel
Through her marriage to Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy was no longer uxorious
as she had been with John F. Kennedy (if indeed there was some female version
of uxorious, which there is not), and was finally able to enter into a marriage, like
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Towards his queen he was nothing uxorious, nor scarce indulgent ; but
companionable and respective. Bacon. That uxorious king, whose heart, though
large, Beguil'd bv fair idolatresses, fell To idols foul. Milton. How wouldst thou
insult, When ...
Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd, 1805
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uxorious. uxorious(adj.) = (of a husband) displaying an indulgent fondness for
one's wife from the Latin uxor: wife e.g. On the TV show Richard and Judy,
Richard's constant attention to his wife Judy gave the impression of an uxorious
Hubert van den Bergh, 2010
Paradise Lost (Kastan Edition):
444. that uxorious king: i.e., Solomon, who, overfond of his 700 wives (uxorious),
was led to follow pagan gods (1 Kings 11: 1–4); for his large heart, see 1 Kings 4:
29 where God gives him “largeness of heart” (i.e., intellect). 446–452. Thammuz ...
John Milton, David Scott Kastan
Livin' it and Lovin' it!
My wife, Kathy, told Linda to answer Paul with, “Yes, I do want you to be 'uxorious'
. That is exactly what I have been trying to get you to be for the last three months!”
Not amused, Paul replied that he had not intended it to be a compliment.
4. Searching. for. the. Roots. of. Marital. Conflict. in. Uxoricides1. and. Uxorious.
Husbands2. Rena. L.Repetti. UCLA,. Dept. of. Psychology. In their provocative
chapter on the evolutionary origins of conflict in couples, Wilson and Daly argued
Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Mari Clements, 2001
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Towards his queen he wa3 nothing uxorious. Bacon.— That uxoriouj king. Milt. —
When I must live uxorious to thy will. Milton. * UXORIOUSLY. adv. [from uxorious.'
] With fond submission to a wife. If thou art thus uxo- riou/lj/ inclined. Dry den.
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uxorious (uk-SÔR-ē-әs, ug-ZÔR-ē-әs) adj. A man who's uxorious is overly
devoted, submissive (agreeably obedient), or attentive to his wife. In his 1990
review of the book Loving Letters from Ogden Nash, critic Jonathan Yard- ley
Chapter. 25. Uxorious. “Good afternoon, hello?” “Hi, Suzette. It's me, Jeremy.
How are you?” “Um, great.” I thought, Oh shit/ Why is he calling me at home? “I
know, I know, you told me not to call, but I had a weak moment. I just wanted to
Oxford English Mini Dictionary
uxorious. uterus n. the womb. uterine adj. utilitarian adj. useful rather than
decorative. utilitarianism n. the belief that the right course of action is the one that
leads to the greatest happiness of the majority. utility n. (pl. utilities) 1 the state of
Oxford Dictionaries,, Charlotte Buxton, 2013
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UXORIOUS»
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Calling Thy Baebae
Some husbands went the uxorious "Begum" route, but most were happier to address their wives was Bhagywaan — literally "the lucky one." The number of ... «Outlook, Jun 15»
Andy Murray destroys Rafael Nadal to claim Madrid Masters
But he was into uxorious uberdrive following his straight sets win in the final over defending champion Rafael Nadal. Murray wrote on the camera lens: "Marriage ... «RFI, May 15»
Meteor reigns again at Warrnambool
Williams is no stranger to Wangoom Handicap success, having won the 2011 edition with Uxorious, who like Reigning Meteor was syndicated and raced by ... «Racing.com, May 15»
Churchill Howlers From Boris
Reynaud was a notorious womaniser unlike the uxorious Churchill so it is odd that Boris dumps on a prime minister so much closer to his own life-story. «Huffington Post UK, Oct 14»
iPhone 6 Plus video shows handset being bent out of shape
... from Unbox Therapy, in which the presenter is able to use his bare hands to make the iPhone 6 Plus appear as flexible and pliant as an uxorious husband. «uSwitch.com, Sep 14»
Book Review: 'Cosby' by Mark Whitaker
Camille has been showered with praise and gifts by her uxorious husband, often out of guilt over his own philandering. Mr. Whitaker is circumspect to a fault in ... «Wall Street Journal, Sep 14»
Men, grab those razors, we have reached 'peak beard,' study finds
Now, if you ask me, these were misogynistic gestures, despite the artists' uxorious instincts; for I have never come across a woman who actually likes a man's ... «StarPhoenix, Jun 14»
Who's the real Flashman of the Tory party?
“I think there's more Flashman in Boris, the rogueish swordsman, than in uxorious, reliable Dave. Certainly, MacDonald Fraser told me in 2005 — when Boris ... «Evening Standard, May 14»
Before the Winter Chill
Being the uxorious type Paul resists Lou's advances, but his defence weakens just as he suffers a breakdown and is forced to take a sabbatical from the ... «The Arts Desk, May 14»
RORC Caribbean 600 starts in spectacular conditions
Colin Buffin's British Swan 62, Uxorious IV, is second on the water, however Jonty Layfield's brand new Azzuree 46, Sleeper, is having a cracking start. Just two ... «Scuttlebutt Sailing News, Feb 14»