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Amory

[ey-muh-ree] /ˈeɪ mə ri/
noun
1.
a male or female given name.
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  • It was as if he hesitated to call her Amory, and refused to call her Mrs. Pratt.

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  • Amory felt a stir of most unnecessary emotion; he understood Tom.

  • Within two weeks Amory and Rosalind were deeply and passionately in love.

    This Side of Paradise F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • “It seems that Miss Amory wishes to speak to me,” he said to his companions.

  • Amory would seek Cosimo that morning; without Cosimo nothing could be done.

    Gray youth Oliver Onions
  • For information leading to the whereabouts of Amory Manning.

  • And at this, Amory turned away with a look that could be made to mean whatever Amory meant.

    Romance Island Zona Gale
  • Therefore Amory did not answer when her friend asked her what was the matter.

    Gray youth Oliver Onions
  • Her reason for leaving early was to warn Amory that guests might be expected at Cheyne Walk that evening.

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