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Wentworth

[went-wurth] /ˈwɛntˌwɜrθ/
noun
1.
Thomas, 1st Earl of Strafford, Strafford, 1st Earl of.
2.
William Charles, 1793–1872, Australian political leader, author, and journalist.
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  • "Mr. Wentworth must see it and advise me," was all she could say.

  • Miss Brewster insisted that Wentworth should light his cigar, which, after some persuasion, he did.

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  • There are a number of houses in Portsmouth which tell of the ancient glories of different branches of the Wentworth family.

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  • It was not because Wentworth had deserted him that Kenyon felt so uncomfortable and depressed.

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  • And what other feeling in Wentworth's clean, well-regulated, sterilized mind had shown any power of growth?

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  • Doesn't it strike you, Wentworth, that you are somewhat in a hurry?

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  • "Don't disturb them, unless I can be of use," said Mr Wentworth.

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  • Wentworth, who was now well advanced with his dressing, gave a long whistle.

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British Dictionary definitions for Wentworth

Wentworth

/ˈwɛntwəθ/
noun
1.
Thomas. See (Earl of) Strafford
2.
William Charles. 1790–1872, Australian explorer and statesman who was a member of the exploring party that first crossed the Blue Mountains in 1813 and was later a leader in the movement for self-government in New South Wales
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