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adjective as in fragile, soft

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adjective as in young, inexperienced

adjective as in painful, sore

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The sky was not altogether blue; it was grey rather, but of a tenderer grey than any blue.

That a special exhortation should be given to those of tenderer years had been deliberately resolved upon.

I have never seen deeper, tenderer, and sadder eyes, finer and softer hair; I never saw hands so exquisite.

Never man saw a gentler madness, a tenderer folly, a more inoffensive and more friendly eccentricity.

He was tenderer toward her than he had been for years, yet her heart detected the fact that the tenderness was a sham.


On this page you'll find 144 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tenderer, such as: supple, delicate, breakable, dainty, frail, and effete.

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