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adjective as in nursing

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He is a Buffalo Bill when it seemed the Minnesota Vikings should keep him and cherish him for his entire career.

While casting off ethnic and societal markers may sound good at first blush, the move would undoubtedly mean the loss of much of what humans cherish.

The funeral, carried out under pandemic precautions, was a world away from the family’s cherished cookouts.

For all that we cherish peace, war has also galvanized social and political change, sometimes for the better.

Charlie Wilson — “I’m Blessed”Charlie, last name Wilson, has been a consummate performer and cherished personality in our lives since before many of us were born.

Shaffer is a vital, cherished and cherishing grounding influence.

We are not commemorating her—we are cherishing her and celebrating her and anticipating her return.

Amid the noise and clamor, we uncover the presents worth cherishing: life, family, friends, and faith.

By cherishing their present turn of mind, you will serve your interest more than by your present schemes.

And the whole expression of her peaceful countenance was that of a person cherishing neither hopes nor desires.

Nor is its least evil that of cherishing an envious spirit towards those who are in superior circumstances.

And Mary was cherishing a little one under her heart, and preparing to receive a priceless treasure.

Holding the little match carefully, cherishing it with my hand, I gazed about me.


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On this page you'll find 186 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cherishing, such as: attending, fostering, tending, caring for, and watching over.

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