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OTHER WORDS FROM matriarchma·tri·ar·chal, ma·tri·ar·chic, adjectivema·tri·ar·chal·ism, noun
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Like a strong matriarch, Merkel aimed to keep the whole family in the tent.
Jessica Walter, an Emmy-winning screen and stage veteran best known for playing Lucille Bluth, the manipulative, wine-guzzling, emotionally withholding matriarch on “Arrested Development,” died March 24 at her home in New York City.Jessica Walter, Emmy-winning actress on ‘Arrested Development,’ dies at 80|Harrison Smith|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
The matriarch was active until complications from diabetes started causing intense pain in her legs.The Nursing Home Didn’t Send Her to the Hospital, and She Died|by Sean Campbell|January 8, 2021|ProPublica
One of those families is the Cucho family, headed by 69-year-old matriarch Natividad Cucho Velasquez.Put Down That Cashmere. There’s a New Luxury Wool in Town|Ann Binlot|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the main house lived his eighty-year-old nonna, the matriarch, reliably dressed in black in the custom of Italian widows.A Young Chef Travels to Calabria, Italy, and Learns the Old Ways of Cooking|Curtis Stone|November 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If indeed the suit was a gamble by the Jackson matriarch to amass a sizable bank account of her own, it did not pay off.Sorry, Mrs. Jackson: How the King of Pop’s Mother Lost Her Billion-Dollar Lawsuit|Diane Dimond|October 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The clamor would have ceased as the matriarch led a retreat and the danger would have seemed to pass.How to Capture an Elephant: Excerpt From Michael Daly’s ‘Topsy’|Michael Daly|July 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Scott Thomas appears to be having a grand old time playing this evil matriarch.Cannes Diary: Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Only God Forgives’ and Alexander Payne’s ‘Nebraska’|Richard Porton|May 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The fault of the drama lies in the uncertain conception of the characters, and particularly of that of the Matriarch herself.Henrik Ibsen|Edmund Gosse
Matriar′chalism, the character of possessing matriarchal customs; Matriar′chate, the position of a matriarch.
It was the initial Matriarch's of the season, and rumor had it that it was to be a very smart affair.Eden|Edgar Saltus