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adjective as in pet

adjective as in precious

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“Dearest ladies with families,” he begins, sitting in a suit in a well-decorated room.

Generally the states dearest to the current ruling class: New York, Illinois, California and New Jersey.

Dearest love to you, every day, always, dearest potato-pipe.

His subsequent marriages were primarily to form alliances with his nearest and dearest as well as with more remote followers.

But nearest and dearest to his heart is his humanitarian work.

I broke right into his story and seized the lapel of his waistcoat as though he were my dearest friend.

Do not make any display of affection for even your dearest friend; kissing in public, or embracing, are in bad taste.

We find Wilkes as a poseur on literature in one of these entertaining letters to “dearest Polly.”

At that time I had no desire to marry George of Blanchelande, but to-day it is my dearest wish that he should ask to marry me.

Further still, all our dearest interests lie beyond the domains of physical science, in the regions of faith.


On this page you'll find 400 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dearest, such as: admired, cherished, dear, esteemed, favorite, and hallowed.

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