dearly


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Synonyms for dearly

at great cost

Synonyms

  • at great cost
  • dear
  • heavily
  • at a high price
  • at a heavy cost
  • with much suffering

Synonyms for dearly

in a sincere and heartfelt manner

at a great cost

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with affection

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Here do I sit now, The desert nigh, and yet I am So far still from the desert, Even in naught yet deserted: That is, I'm swallowed down By this the smallest oasis--: --It opened up just yawning, Its loveliest mouth agape, Most sweet-odoured of all mouthlets: Then fell I right in, Right down, right through--in 'mong you, Ye friendly damsels dearly loved
This the finest air drinking, With nostrils out-swelled like goblets, Lacking future, lacking remembrances Thus do I sit here, ye Friendly damsels dearly loved, And look at the palm-tree there, How it, to a dance-girl, like, Doth bow and bend and on its haunches bob, --One doth it too, when one view'th it long
There was something about her that Eva never could make out; and she always smoothed it over with thinking that, after all, it was mamma, and she loved her very dearly indeed.
I feel sad for our poor people; they love me dearly, and they are all good and kind to me.
cried Dorothy, who as soon as she heard the sweet voice of the girlish Ruler of Oz knew that she would soon learn to love her dearly.
One to Eustace (of a few lines only), owning that I had helped to nurse him through the dangerous part of his illness; confessing the one reason which had prevailed with me to leave him; and entreating him to suspend his opinion of me until time had proved that I loved him more dearly than ever.
Now when the uncle had arrived at his lodgings with his nephew, partly to indulge his own inclinations (for he dearly loved his bottle), and partly to disqualify his nephew from the immediate execution of his purpose, he ordered wine to be set on the table; with which he so briskly plyed the young gentleman, that this latter, who, though not much used to drinking, did not detest it so as to be guilty of disobedience or want of complacence by refusing, was soon completely finished.
She loved music so dearly, tried so hard to learn, and practiced away so patiently at the jingling old instrument, that it did seem as if someone
I had a queer time with Aunt today, and, as I got the best of it, I'll tell you about it," began Jo, who dearly loved to tell stories.
Once upon a time, there were four girls, who had enough to eat and drink and wear, a good many comforts and pleasures, kind friends and parents who loved them dearly, and yet they were not contented.
Dearly loved son of the late Edgar and Lily, much loved brother of Willis, Fred, Lilian and the late Sid, Kathleen, Doreen, Edward and David, loving brother in law of Margaret and David, a dear uncle of his niece and nephews, an enduring friend of Noel.
Dearly loved mother of Alan, Dear mother in law of Christine and much loved grandma of Nick.
Beloved wife of the late Rolf, dearly loved mother of Frances and the late John, treasured granny and great-granny.
SCHUSTER David Lynn Peacefully at home in Barry on Jan 7, after a short illness, David; loving husband of Beryl, dearly loved father of Corinne, Adrian, Elizabeth and father-in-law of Alistair, Dayna and David, cherished Grandpa of Aiden, Teighan, Caitlyn, Max and Elliot, dearly loved son of Peggy and the late Lynn, brother of Ann.
Dearly loved husband of the late Mary, dear Dad of Tim and Joy a loved Grandad and Great Grandad.