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synonyms for dearest

  • admired
  • cherished
  • dear
  • esteemed
  • favorite
  • hallowed
  • loved
  • popular
  • prized
  • respected
  • revered
  • treasured
  • venerated
  • well-liked
  • darling
  • pet
  • pleasing
  • sweet
  • cared for
  • doted on
  • endeared
  • fair-haired
  • highly regarded
  • highly valued
  • idolized
  • near to one's heart
  • precious
  • worshiped

antonyms for dearest

MOST RELEVANT
  • disliked
  • despised
  • hated
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                  How to use dearest in a sentence

                  I broke right into his story and seized the lapel of his waistcoat as though he were my dearest friend.
                  THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
                  Do not make any display of affection for even your dearest friend; kissing in public, or embracing, are in bad taste.
                  THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
                  We find Wilkes as a poseur on literature in one of these entertaining letters to “dearest Polly.”
                  THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
                  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.
                  HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
                  Further still, all our dearest interests lie beyond the domains of physical science, in the regions of faith.
                  GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
                  He may know much about what does not concern him; but he feels his weakness where his dearest interests are concerned.
                  GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
                  John possessed a deep, affectionate nature, which made him the dearest of the Savior's three chosen friends.
                  GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
                  Dearest,—Your letter touched me deeply, and at the same time made me feel ashamed.
                  THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
                  Then, Ethel dearest, when you made up your mind to Cocksmoor, you knew those things could not be done without a sacrifice?
                  THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
                  Within the twelvemonth I became her worshiper; and ours was the dearest and perfectest comradeship that ever was.
                  A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
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                  WORDS RELATED TO DEAREST

                  • angel
                  • beloved
                  • darling
                  • dearest
                  • fair-haired boy
                  • favorite
                  • honey
                  • light of one's life
                  • loved one
                  • object of one's affections
                  • pet
                  • sweetheart
                  • the pet
                  • treasure
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