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Cecily

[ses-uh-lee] /ˈsɛs ə li/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Cecilia.
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  • "S-s-s-sh," warned Cecily, with a glance at the half-open hall door.

    The Golden Road Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Lady Cecily was cross and hurt, and she turned away pettishly.

    Changing Winds St. John G. Ervine
  • Cecily is permanently with us—I believe she considers herself an intimate.

    The Pool in the Desert Sara Jeanette Duncan
  • Lady Cecily was no longer interested in the history of Mr. Boltt's novel.

    Changing Winds St. John G. Ervine
  • "I'm going to believe that it was the praying," said Cecily decidedly.

    The Story Girl Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • I knew that if I did what Cecily wanted me to do, I'd spend most of my time with her or thinking about her.

    Changing Winds St. John G. Ervine

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