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Abernathy



Ralph (David) 1926–90, U.S. clergyman and civil-rights leader.
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Some of our forlorn party had friends to meet them and Governor Abernathy kept the others until places were found for them.
A Survivor’s Recollections of the Whitman Massacre Matilda Sager

A big crowd of rooters had come over from Hartford to whoop things up for Abernathy’s men.
Frank Merriwell’s Reward Burt L. Standish

The first producing wells were drilled between 1900 and 1902 (Jewett and Abernathy, 1945:24).
Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas Artie L. Metcalf

Yes, certainly, this was the next day that Hosty was out with Abernathy.
Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

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  • Aberrant

    departing from the right, normal, or usual course. deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal type; exceptional; abnormal. an aberrant person, thing, group, etc. Contemporary Examples Turmeric could have important abilities in healing and preventing brain damage—or this could be an aberrant finding. Fish Oil, Turmeric, and Ginseng, Oh My! Are ‘Brain Foods’ B.S.? Dr. […]



  • Aberrance

    departing from the right, normal, or usual course. deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal type; exceptional; abnormal. an aberrant person, thing, group, etc. adjective deviating from the normal or usual type, as certain animals from the group in which they are classified behaving in an abnormal or untypical way deviating from truth, morality, etc […]

  • Aberrancies

    departing from the right, normal, or usual course. deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal type; exceptional; abnormal. an aberrant person, thing, group, etc. Historical Examples Thus they commonly affect no man any further than he deserts his reason, or complies with their aberrancies. The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3) Thomas […]



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