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  1. a female given name, form of Clara.

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Example Sentences

“She always had the feeling that it was very, very dangerous to live even one day,” Woolf writes of Clarissa.

She later went on to appear (from 2000 to 2003) in the series Clarissa and the Countryman, with Johnny Scott.

It was Derby Day when Clarissa came home to find her mother dead.

Then, after Jennifer Paterson died in 1999, Clarissa Dickson Wright presented the One Man And His Dog Christmas Special.

Clarissa remembered consuming “deeply unhygienic but delicious” things wrapped in banana leaves.

After her father left the house Clarissa Dickson Wright never saw him again.

"Dr. Vale charged him to be very cautious," rejoined Clarissa.

There was no hope in Clarissa's heart as she turned her steps homewards.

Clarissa, on the contrary, the lovely image of impassioned virtue, is drawn in lines of distracting purity.

Clarissa shrieked a little now and then when she remembered to, but Aldo did not seem to hear her, so she soon desisted.

Clarissa in her villa on Lake Maggiore was bored, so she wrote to Nancy to come and stay with her.