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an emphatic appositive of
She herself wrote the letter.
a reflexive form of
She supports herself.
(used in absolute constructions):
Herself still only a child, she had to take care of her four younger brothers and sisters.
(used as the object of a preposition or as the direct or indirect object of a verb):
She gave herself a facial massage. He asked her for a picture of herself.
(used in comparisons after
She found out that the others were even more nervous than herself.
her normal or customary self:
After a few weeks of rest, she will be herself again.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Before long, she had made a name for
-literally-taking the first two letters of her three given names.
He sprints over to the hawk as she thrashes, thoroughly trussing
, and carefully extracts her.
Still, she was not ready to declare
She turned around and found
staring into the eyes of a mountain lion.
She struggles to free
, but every movement drags her deeper.
Nova sang softly to
and then someone brought out a guitar.
Never does she give
over to a vocal so thoroughly that she becomes it.
So it is
she is thinking of, not of any children.
Sally, in contrast, had never done any serious climbing and did not consider
In a panic, she managed to knock out the crocodile and free
British Dictionary definitions for
the reflexive form of
the queen herself signed the letter
preceded by a copula
) her normal or usual self
she looks herself again after the operation
Irish & Scot
) the wife or woman of the house
is herself at home?
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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A maiden marries to please her parents; a widow to please herself.
We admire a woman for the courage to show herself to the world as she is, and in the end it's the...
(...) recognizes his talents, just as a woman will beautify herself for the one who loves her.