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noun as in bosom


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So they contacted Edwards and assigned to him a clear mission: Bring the Affections to Enfield.

By the time he finished talking, the Affections were everywhere.

He would apparently 'shout affections to her down the phone,' Goodman added.

But he left behind a young woman who had captivated his affections.

He was a bonafide stud, and gained the affections of an entire generation of Millennials.

At another time her affections were deeply engaged by a young gentleman who visited a lady on a neighboring plantation.

An old gentleman says, he is the last man in the world to tyrannize over a daughter's affections.

The latter, on his side, was anxious to retain Massna's affections, and at once offered him the command of the Army of Italy.

If the affections of the heart be sanctified, they will be elevated to God in every religious exercise, and especially in this.

Holy thoughts and affections unexpressed are sometimes like a fire shut up in the bones.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to affections, such as: center, circle, conscience, emotions, feelings, and inside.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.