Artemis: so called from her birth on Mt. Cynthus, on Delos.
Literary. the moon, the emblem of Artemis.
a female given name.
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How to use Cynthia in a sentence
In the spring of 2021, Cynthia and John Grano, who own a cattle operation and sell performance horses in Culpeper County, Virginia, started noticing some of their cows slowing down and acting “spacey.”A new tick-borne disease is killing cattle in the US | Britta Lokting | November 17, 2022 | MIT Technology Review
Rather, he was a bundle of contradictions — a rich man imagining a world with no possessions, a peace-propounding man who had been abusive to his first wife, Cynthia, and neglectful of his first son, Julian.
The story goes that he fell so hard for a girl named Cynthia that in order to impress her, McCray, who loved to print his nickname everywhere, wrote “Cornbread loves Cynthia” throughout her Philadelphia neighborhood.
In 2012, Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon caused a stir when she told The New York Times that her lesbianism is a “choice.”
Walters's battle to put her abusive husband behind bars is the centerpiece of Cynthia Hill's documentary.
Meanwhile, Tony had married his college girlfriend, Cynthia Carrafa, a soap-opera actress and producer, and had started a family.The Prince and The Pauper; My College Roommate became an Oligarch | Lloyd Grove | May 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
My wife at the time, Lauoreighiya Samcake, who plays Cynthia Morehouse (Wiig), was very adventurous in all matters sexual.‘The Spoils of Babylon’: IFC’s Cheeky Miniseries Starring Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, and More | Marlow Stern | January 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Cynthia Ozick has called this peerless master of the short story “our Chekhov.”Three Cheers for Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize in Literature | Malcolm Jones | October 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
"There's just one thing I'd like to ask, if you don't mind," said Cynthia, coming suddenly out of a brown study.
The moment was an awkward one, and Cynthia wished madly that she had not been prompted to ask that unfortunate question.
When they were gone, Cynthia and Joyce turned and looked long and incredulously into each other's eyes.
Roars of laughter interspersed with high pipings of glee presently brought Cynthia to the door.Red Pepper Burns | Grace S. Richmond
"She had much better not be known as Westwood's daughter," said Mrs. Rumbold, with decision, quite heedless of Cynthia's presence.A Life Sentence | Adeline Sergeant
British Dictionary definitions for Cynthia
another name for Artemis
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