bosom


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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

Synonyms

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 ?
To these came the loving band with tender words, telling of the peace they yet might win by patient striving and repentant tears, thus waking in their bosoms all the holy feelings and sweet affections that had slept so long.
At this instant a shower chances to fall, and is driven, by the unmannerly gust, full into Wakefield's face and bosom.
In drawing this calico slowly from his bosom inch by inch, Toby reminded me of a juggler performing the feat of the endless ribbon.
From the spot where I lay transfixed with surprise and delight, I looked straight down into the bosom of a valley, which swept away in long wavy undulations to the blue waters in the distance.
It was partly the result of desperation on finding that the cavern of his own bosom had not proved deep and dark enough to hide the secret, even while it was so secure a fortress for the loathsome fiend that had crept into it.
Again, he assaulted a man of rubicund visage, and told him that few bosom serpents had more of the devil in them than those that breed in the vats of a distillery.
It was my first trip upon the bosom of Iss, and the things I saw there will live forever in my memory.
After Jane Clayton, with rifle levelled at the breast of Rokoff, had succeeded in holding him off until the dugout in which she had taken refuge had drifted out upon the bosom of the Ugambi beyond the man's reach, she had lost no time in paddling to the swiftest sweep of the channel, nor did she for long days and weary nights cease to hold her craft to the most rapidly moving part of the river, except when during the hottest hours of the day she had been wont to drift as the current would take her, lying prone in the bottom of the canoe, her face sheltered from the sun with a great palm leaf.
Again I lifted my head from his bosom to taste the dear delight of seeing him by my side--my life, my love, my husband, my own!
A bosom friend--an intimate friend, you know--a really kindred spirit to whom I can confide my inmost soul.
It's bad enough to have red hair myself, but I positively couldn't endure it in a bosom friend.
That passion which had formerly been so exquisitely delicious, became now a scorpion in her bosom.
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.
This great and fortunate man had provided that extensive bosom which required so much room to be unfeeling enough in, with a nest of crimson and gold some fifteen years before.
The rich- haired Nymphs received him in their bosoms from the lord his father and fostered and nurtured him carefully in the dells of Nysa, where by the will of his father he grew up in a sweet- smelling cave, being reckoned among the immortals.