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synonyms for apple of one's eye

  • angel
  • beloved
  • darling
  • dearest
  • fair-haired boy
  • favorite
  • honey
  • light of one's life
  • loved one
  • object of one's affections
  • pet
  • sweetheart
  • the pet
  • treasure
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But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
As his eye became accustomed to the gloom, David Arden saw traces of gilding on the walls.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
As small letters weary the eye most, so also the smallest affairs disturb us most.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Ripperda's eye fell upon the mantle,—it was discoloured a dark red in many places, he nodded his head, and the man withdrew.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The noise of the hammer is always in his ears, and his eye is upon the pattern of the vessel he maketh.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Wharton and Louis had withdrawn their hands at the same instant they caught his eye; and the Duke turned into the circle.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Thy eye desireth favour and beauty, but more than these green sown fields.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Two broad dormer windows looked out toward the Gulf, and as far across it as a man's eye might reach.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He looked up, half shutting his one funny eye, and cocking one ear up, and letting the other droop down.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
On this point, I have the testimony of eye-witnesses of diverse sentiments and of unimpeachable character.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
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WORDS RELATED TO APPLE OF ONE'S EYE

  • angel
  • apple of one's eye
  • baby
  • beloved
  • boyfriend
  • dear
  • dear one
  • dearest
  • dearie
  • fair-haired boy
  • flame
  • friend
  • girlfriend
  • heart's desire
  • honeybunch
  • lamb
  • light of my life
  • love
  • lover
  • one and only
  • pet
  • precious
  • sugar
  • sweetie
  • treasure
  • truelove
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