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  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given names Eva, Eve, Evelyn and Evangeline, also used as a formal given name.

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Examples

  • Evelyn (I call her Evie) is a scientist, a practical thinker, not one given to flights of fancy, which is one of the reasons I found the story she told me about her volunteer activities as a rabbit advocate so compelling.

    Down the Rabbit Hole

  • I called Evie, and she assured me you had the candy.

    That’s Amore

  • Three years ago, after a three year process of interviews with social services and adoption agencies, Jo and I flew to China to adopt the most beautiful 13 month old girl who we called Evie, and who we have both just fallen more and more in love with every single day.

    10,000 Birds

  • If I were smart, I would call Evie or even Alan right now.

    How to Flirt with A Naked Werewolf

  • I got up at 7: 30 this morning to call Evie and wish her a Happy 5th Birthday.

    Test entry

  • Elizabeth reciprocated by calling “Evie” (only people closest to Mrs. Lauder call her Evie) and Leonard her “best American parents.”

    Vanity Mirror: Long Live The Queen: SunHee Grinnell

  • What about her family and friends—her son, her ex-husband, and a friend called Evie?

    That’s Amore

  • Barefoot, with shoes in hand, Anne Marie went to find a phone booth and call Evie.

    That’s Amore

  • Is there anyone who would like to say a word about Evie?

    Devlin’s Light

  • Evelyn "Evie" Grubb died Wednesday of cancer at her Melbourne home.

    Grubb, Wilber N.

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