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Doreen

or Dorene

[daw-reen, doh-, dawr-een, dohr-] /dɔˈrin, doʊ-, ˈdɔr in, ˈdoʊr-/
noun
1.
a female given name.
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  • Marge and I were just settling back to watch when Doreen wrinkled her nose.

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  • Doreen's notions on the subject of discipline did not appeal to her.

  • Doreen, if you do not engage this young lady, I think I shall.

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  • Why, Doreen, I was just writing to you; but it is the unexpected that always happens.

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  • "It is such a responsibility," she sighed; but Doreen would not listen to this.

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  • Doreen proposed that Waveney should come back with her to the house.

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  • "It would not have been good taste," returned Doreen, sensibly.

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  • Well, it is getting late, and I am keeping you up, and then Doreen will scold me.

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  • "Yes, but not on Wednesday," returned Doreen, in a doubtful tone.

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