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


The memory of you will be dearer to me than comfort from all else.

But I discharge you of it; at least, while I have the happiness of nearer and dearer relations.

She could have kissed her face in the glass, it was so like that other dearer one.

What rendered him yet dearer to us, was that there was enmity between him and Mrs. Mitchell.

Steenie's unselfish solitude of soul made him every day dearer to her.

This is my son, my poor afflicted son, dearer to me than my own life.

It was dearer to him than the light of heaven, than the face of the blessed sun.

They might spring up anywhere at any moment, and choke the life that was dearer to her than her own.

Have you lost some one who was dearer to you than your heart of hearts?

A beauty not explicable is dearer than a beauty which we can see to the end of.