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Adjective
Cherished or regarded with deep affection
“She joined a whole secret league of the hunters after being separated from a friend very dear to her.”
Adjective
Having appeal in an endearing, sweet or lovable way
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“Zizi flashed us a dear little grin that took the edge of her curtness.”
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Costing or charging high prices
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“Is there not all the reason in the world, that wares, or houses, or any other thing, should be for the use and service of him that paid a dear price for them?”
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Characterized by a close or warm personal relationship
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Feeling or showing love or great care
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Felt or believed genuinely and deeply
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Reliable and unfailing
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Small and attractive
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Magnificent, luxurious, splendid
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Expensive
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A sweet or endearing person
“And people look as if the poor old dear has said something obscene.”
Noun
Someone who is loved, especially in a romantic or amorous relationship
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“My dear is waiting for me at home.”
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Sugar baby
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A person or thing regarded as precious or special
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(informal) A form of address to a woman
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A person or thing that is preferred to all others of the same kind or is especially well liked
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Soft touch
Noun
An image or representation of a god used as an object of worship
Adverb
At a high cost or extent
“An immature and petulant display by the defender cost his side dear as the game progressed.”
Interjection
Unfortunately
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