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widow

Cynical Definitions

n. A woman prematurely liberated from marriage without the negative stigma associated with other methods.

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n. A married woman whose husband is taking an extended nap.

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Cynical Quotations

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy and Jill a rich widow.

— Evan Esar

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There is only one way to console a widow. But remember the risk.

— Robert Heinlein

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