- a female given name: from an Aramaic word meaning “listener.”
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Examples from the Web for samantha
The latest novel from Samantha Harvey is truly superb, but left its reviewer at a loss for how to describe it.A Novel Nearly Impossible to Review
December 28, 2014
Normally I might look to Samantha Power or Madeleine Albright or Hillary Clinton for foreign policy wisdom.What Iran Can Learn From Gwyneth Paltrow
October 24, 2014
The piece was authored by none other than Samantha Power, who now serves as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.Morgan Fairchild: Badass Foreign Policy Wonk
October 20, 2014
Chi, like Samantha (Scarlett Johannson), ends up becoming a transcendent being that threatens her relationship with a human.Hollywood Sci-Fi Films Are Ripping Off Anime
April 18, 2014
The same goes for challengers, like Samantha Nunn in Georgia or Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky.Running Against Obamacare in Massachusetts? Uh, Sure
February 4, 2014
“Nothin'—oh, I aint got no appetite at all”—whined Miss Samantha.
Yes”—whined Miss Samantha woefully—“two glasses of buttermilk.
They were silent—Miss Samantha making wry faces with her pain.
Sez he, “Samantha, how I do wish we could git a periouger to go in.”Samantha at Coney Island
Like Samantha Ann Allen, we had “everything good and plenty of it.”Letters on an Elk Hunt
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