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fellow creature

a kindred creature, especially a fellow human being.
Origin of fellow creature
First recorded in 1640-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I have not yet met a fellow creature who does not think he has studied human nature.

    The Romance of His Life Mary Cholmondeley
  • Was he not taking away God's gift of life from a fellow creature?

    Mud and Khaki Vernon Bartlett
  • It is a horrid crime, in that favored country, to kill and eat a fellow creature.

    Voltaire's Romances Franois-Marie Arouet
  • Any act is immoral and wrong which needlessly injures a fellow creature.

    Not Guilty Robert Blatchford
  • A peaceful creed had been his, and he had perhaps never before raised a hand in anger against a fellow creature.

    French and English Evelyn Everett-Green
  • For there is hardly any act a man can perform which does not affect a fellow creature.

    Not Guilty Robert Blatchford
  • Man may be a fellow creature, I suppose—though they didn't teach me that at the Convent.

    The Motor Maid Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  • "Father, I have saved a fellow creature's life," she went on.

  • Grief crippled her as horror had not; prisons could be broken, but not the prison to which her hand had sent a fellow creature.

    The Crime Doctor Ernest William Hornung
  • Is the desire to relieve a fellow creature's suffering a weakness?

    For Jacinta Harold Bindloss

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