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Dearer than the cigarritos are the cigars, which are not inferior to the best Havanna.
Ought not Gilbert's happiness, she reasoned with herself, to have been dearer to her than all the world beside?
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Let your friend feel that her sorrow makes her dearer to you than ever before, and that her grief is yours.
But my master's interests are dearer to me than all the friends that I have in the world put together.
There is nothing cheaper than advice, and oftentimes nothing dearer, that is, if you are foolish enough to take it from everybody.
Children, perhaps, would be dearer to their parents and parents to their children, were it not for the latter being their heirs.
From some unaccountable reason, however, the cloths were much dearer than English broad cloth of the same quality.
Here was fresh sorrow; to his own mortal pain must be added that of giving anguish to one dearer than self.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The first swine, according to Garcilasso, sold still dearer than the first goats.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
I ceased to qualify my statement that Protection would make food dearer for the agricultural labourer.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS

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lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION