fem. proper name, from Old French Amee, literally "beloved," from fem. past participle of amer "to love," from Latin amare, perhaps from PIE *am-a-, suffixed form of root *am-, a Latin and Celtic root forming various nursery words for "mother, aunt," etc. (such as Latin amita "aunt").
1. Amy's own Republican sympathies strengthened as the days passed.
2. The ward was busy and Amy hardly had time to talk.
3. Amy lifted her arm to wave. "Goodbye," she called.
4. Amy went and kissed him, and then danced out of his reach.
5. Amy had the growing sense that she was adrift and isolated.