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regarded with much love and tenderness

bringing a high price

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a beloved person

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a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)

dearly loved

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with or in a close or intimate relationship

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earnest

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having a high price

with affection

at a great cost

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I'm reminded again of that neighbour as I read about a study of the cost of pets and which animal is dearer to keep - a dog or a cat.
However, dearer prices of local food products drove up the price index of Food, Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco by 2.
After all, that car will move you around in a perfectly satisfactory manner and comes with most of the goodies found on the dearer version.
Pork was 20 per cent dearer, beef milk 60 per cent more expensive, poultry 30 per cent and eggs 20 per cent higher, said the report.
The company's entry level compact car Brio became dearer by Rs 4,000 to Rs 10,000 depending on variants and premium compact car Jazz is costlier by Rs 14,972 to Rs 15,000 at Rs 5.
62 per cent, while milk and cereals became dearer by 9.
NO SMALL CHANGE So the bankers get A rather large bonus As the poor man gets A repayment onus This coalition caused Rising inflation Which eventually affects everyone In this oppressed nation I feel bemused and angered Usually in equal measure Simultaneously feeling pain But never ever pleasure Higher priced utilities Dearer food and motor fuel This rag-bag clique Are quite simply cruel They even allowed the banks To give their customers bad advice When all they needed to say was "All investors roll a dice" Are these the leaders?
Mian Nawaz Sharif said that Balochistan Province was dearer to him and he will continue to demonstrate his love for Balochistan orally and practical as well.
Grappa: pounds 3 dearer here; Pinot Grigio pounds 3 dearer; German Pinot Grigio: Half price; Cucina Spagheti: Three times dearer; Aldi and Lidl charge higher in Ireland; Posters: One third dearer
Steve Kimber, commercial vehicles director, Ford of Britain, claimed: "A loaf of bread cost 7p in 1995, today it is more than 17 times dearer.
Dearer petrol is due to the huge increases in the price of oil which is beyond his control.
Riots in poor Asian and African countries have followed steep rises in food prices caused by many factors - dearer fuel, bad weather, rising disposable incomes boosting demand and the conversion of land to grow crops to be turned into biofuel.
The surge came despite dearer financing costs in the credit crunch, as owners look to sell before higher tax rates come into force in April, the Centre for Management Buy-Out Research said.
And they had found that Portland's prices over a whole series of holidays at one Spanish hotel was 33 per cent, dearer than that charged by Intasun.
And in this one, that witness pays a much dearer, and more dramatically persuasive, price for his dance with the devil.