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An even more incendiary interview surfaced online in March, in which Patterson can be heard boasting about having counseled an abused woman, who showed up to church with two black eyes, to submit to domestic violence as her wifely duty.
To play Midge, Brosnahan consulted a stack of vintage Good Housekeeping magazines, clipping articles about wifely deportment.
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WIFELY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wifely for English Language Learners
: of, relating to, or suitable for a wife
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