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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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  • She would have parted with Wentworth on a friendly basis, at least.

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  • You must not worry about the matter, Mr. Wentworth; everything is all right.

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  • I thought I should find you here, and so I did not call at your office, Wentworth.

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  • There was no denying this point, so Wentworth said nothing more.

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  • Wentworth saw the name of their firm of solicitors at the top of the letter-paper.

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  • Kenyon was on his way to lunch next day, when he met Wentworth at the door.

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  • Wentworth sprang to his feet and came round to where she sat.

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  • It was an hour before Wentworth returned, but his face was radiant.

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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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