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Verna

[vur-nuh] /ˈvɜr nə/
noun
1.
a female given name.
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  • How he hated him, sitting there beside Verna, chatting easily to her.

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  • Vernacular (from Verna, a slave born in his master's house).

  • Then and for all the days to come Verna Halse realised that for her the light of the world had gone out.

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  • Somehow, she did not wish to think of Verna and Hugo at the same instant.

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  • “Oh yes, our daughter Verna has it now,” the little lady hastened to explain.

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  • “Here it is, then,” cheerfully returned Verna, producing another.

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  • So he went on chatting about things in general, and Verna was especially kind to him.

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  • Verna, watching this proceeding, was struck with a sudden thought.

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  • But “Izibu”—meaning water-lily—Verna considered rather pretty and poetic, and did not discourage its use.

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