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synonyms for cherishes

  • admire
  • adore
  • appreciate
  • care for
  • cling to
  • cultivate
  • defend
  • embrace
  • encourage
  • enshrine
  • entertain
  • harbor
  • hold dear
  • honor
  • love
  • preserve
  • revere
  • safeguard
  • treasure
  • worship
  • apprize
  • clasp
  • coddle
  • comfort
  • cosset
  • fancy
  • fondle
  • foster
  • guard
  • hug
  • idolize
  • like
  • nourish
  • nurse
  • nurture
  • pet
  • prize
  • reverence
  • shelter
  • shield
  • support
  • sustain
  • value
  • venerate
  • cleave to
  • dote on
  • hold in high esteem
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antonyms for cherishes

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  • abhor
  • condemn
  • despise
  • destroy
  • detest
  • dishonor
  • dislike
  • disparage
  • disregard
  • disrespect
  • hate
  • hurt
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • reject
  • scorn
  • deprive
  • let go
  • release
  • starve
  • turn away
  • abandon
  • denounce
  • forsake
  • renounce
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How to use cherishes in a sentence

But if God is good, if he cherishes his creatures, if he knows their wants, it seems superfluous to pray to him.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
My father's views in ecclesiastical and civil policy are as dear to him as the life which he cherishes only to advance them.
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
There is something in every heart that shrinks from public gaze, and every family justly cherishes the privacy of the household.
THE HEARTH-STONESAMUEL OSGOOD
He cherishes a love for the ‘angle art,’ and I must say usually succeeds in his fishing exploits much better than he has to-day.
LETTERS FROM THE ALLEGHANY MOUNTAINSCHARLES LANMAN
The Master said, The gentleman cherishes mind, the small man cherishes dirt.
THE SAYINGS OF CONFUCIUSCONFUCIUS
Like the man who, about to die on the gallows, cherishes hope of deliverance almost to the last, so did he.
THE FOURTH WATCHH. A. CODY
It cherishes those Passions, and rewards those Vices, which 'tis the business of Reason to discountenance.
A SHORT VIEW OF THE IMMORALITY, AND PROFANENESS OF THE ENGLISH STAGEJEREMY COLLIER
Upon the other side there may be a family which cherishes two or three infants and sustains a dog.
OUT OF THE HURLY-BURLYCHARLES HEBER CLARK
He came partly to see us, but chiefly, I think, because he cherishes a secret passion for a certain fair maid who abides here.
OUT OF THE HURLY-BURLYCHARLES HEBER CLARK
He still lives and warmly cherishes the memories of the old road.
THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
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