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Synonyms for bosom

Synonyms for bosom

the seat of a person's innermost emotions and feelings

to put one's arms around affectionately

Synonyms for bosom

the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept

a person's breast or chest

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cloth that covers the chest or breasts

a close affectionate and protective acceptance

the locus of feelings and intuitions

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either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

hide in one's bosom

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squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

References in classic literature ?
The wavering reflection of a silver star in the bosom of the brook told him that he was not mistaken.
Shall the exuberant bosom of the common mother, amply adequate to the nourishment of millions, be claimed exclusively by a few hundreds of her offspring?
So they passed to the bed beside the discontented bee, and here upon the softest down lay the dove, whose gentle eyes looked gratefully upon the Fairy, as she knelt beside the little couch, smoothed the soft white bosom, folded her arms about it and wept sorrowing tears, while the bird still whispered its gratitude and love.
that you had a serpent in your bosom," answered the servant with hesitation.
Nature quickened in the bosom of the mother at the sight; and she finally yielded the rights of the dead, to the more urgent claims of the living.
The unhappy culprit sustained herself as best a woman might, under the heavy weight of a thousand unrelenting eyes, all fastened upon her, and concentrated at her bosom.
I see that child who lay upon her bosom and who bore my name, a man winning his way up in that path of life which once was mine.
Thrusting his hand, then, into the bosom of this capacious receptacle, he first brought to light about a pound of tobacco, whose component parts still adhered together, the whole outside being covered with soft particles of sea-bread.
And his merry bosom swells With the pæan of the bells
There was no longer a Holy Thern upon the balcony in the Golden Cliffs above the Iss to summon them with weird cry to the victims floating down to their maws upon the cold, broad bosom of ancient Iss.
All the time the story was being told she sat upright, glancing now at her beautiful round arm, altered in shape by its pressure on the table, now at her still more beautiful bosom, on which she readjusted a diamond necklace.
It was plain that they had shoved off a native canoe and embarked upon the bosom of the stream, and as the ape-man's eye ran swiftly down the course of the river beneath the shadows of the overarching trees he saw in the distance, just as it rounded a bend that shut it off from his view, a drifting dugout in the stern of which was the figure of a man.
He had compassion on it, and taking it up, placed it in his bosom.
He suddenly pressed me to his bosom, and fixed his eyes on mine.
Marilla," she demanded presently, "do you think that I shall ever have a bosom friend in Avonlea?