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Synonyms for esther

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1. Esther
usage: (Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim)
2. Esther, Book of Esther
usage: an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre
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