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[an-thee-uh] /ænˈθi ə/
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “flowery.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The Independent praised the “sharp, witty writing, packed with life and colour that bursts through in Anthea Bell's translation.”

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  • Jane burst into tears, but Anthea, though pale and frantic, was dry-eyed.

  • When I went down to breakfast, Anthea and Lizette were already in the dining-room.

    The First Mate Harry Collingwood
  • Anthea woke the Psammead with laborious gentleness to put the question.

  • Anthea Merril looked at him with suppressed apprehension in her eyes.

    Thrice Armed Harold Bindloss
  • And there, in the midst of all the ruin, stood poor little Anthea, a most forlorn and pathetic-looking object.

    The First Mate Harry Collingwood
  • Anthea looked at him again, with a spot of color in her cheek.

    Thrice Armed Harold Bindloss
  • Anthea says the stairs were of white marble, but I am not sure.

  • He appeared to expect some expression of approval, and Anthea laughed.

    Thrice Armed Harold Bindloss
  • So he tried to help Anthea, which was very good of him, but not much use to her.

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