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synonyms for dote

  • cherish
  • fawn
  • flatter
  • nurture
  • praise
  • adulate
  • blandish
  • brown-nose
  • cajole
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antonyms for dote

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  • ignore
  • insult
  • offend
  • criticize
  • denounce
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How to use dote in a sentence

Sure, I like the going out to the restaurants and the the-ayters, and I dote on dancing; but—say—thats not all the game.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
We'll all dote on him, hell be my reward If I dissemble.Lam.
THE LITTLE FRENCH LAWYERFRANCIS BEAUMONT
It is long since the sick world began to dote and talk idly: would she had but doted still!
DISCOVERIES MADE UPON MEN AND MATTERBEN JONSON
Oftentimes I forget my very name, so sharp a pang striking through my forehead that I dote and stare and forget all else.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
If ever one creature did dote upon another, Mr. George loved that sweet child.
BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, VOLUME IIVARIOUS
Neither do they dote madly on their crotchety uncles in the slippers and dressing-gowns of 78.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
All these Indians have a gift of oratory and dote to speak at length, with firm voice and great gestures.
1492MARY JOHNSTON
But to be sure baby Boardman was as good as gold, a perfect little dote in his new fancy bib.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
I am not one of your mad kind of lovers, who dote even upon faults, when once they are taken by beauty of person.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 3, NO. 3, JUNE, 1851VARIOUS
It became after this a fashion with the Spaniards to dote on lizard flesh.
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND HOW HE RECEIVED AND IMPARTED THE SPIRIT OF DISCOVERYJUSTIN WINSOR
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