Thesaurus / endearing
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To be familiar and endearing with them all—and so make me mad with envying them.

Little DorritCharles Dickens

There was no one to pronounce him the slave of that most endearing of tyrants, the artistic temperament.

George CruikshankW. H. Chesson

They slapped him on the back; they called him all sorts of harsh-sounding but endearing names; they jostled him to and fro.

Andy at YaleRoy Eliot Stokes

But how gentle and endearing his deportment could be, was not known till the recollections of Madame D'Arblay were published.

Even to Cherry her voice, rich and deep as it was, never softened; and she rarely used an endearing term.

AfterwardsKathlyn Rhodes

After this day there was no turning back from bloodshed, and no American ever again spoke of Britain by the endearing name.

There never were congratulations so endearing and delicious, as those she lavished on herself and on the Bride.

I sat by her side and soothed her with awkward, endearing words, and my efforts were rewarded; she became calmer.

The Betrayal of John FordhamB.L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon

Her eyes were as they had been that day near this selfsame spot years before, kind and endearing.

The HomesteaderOscar Micheaux

I have received a sweet, endearing, instructive letter from Mr. Ralph Erskine.

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