fond


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fond of: attached to

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fond of: keen on

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Synonyms for fond

feeling and expressing affection

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having or displaying warmth or affection

extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent

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(followed by 'of' or 'to') having a strong preference or liking for

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absurd or silly because unlikely

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References in classic literature ?
David had made up his mind not to steal any more, even from people who were fond of him: it was an unpleasant way of making your fortune in a world where you were likely to surprised in the act by brothers.
Th' innicent's fond on you," observed the carrier, thinking that David was probably an amiable brother, and wishing to pay him a compliment.
Maybe; I'm none so fond o' Josh Tod's thick ale, but I don't hinder you from making a fool o' yourself wi't.
Ye war afinding faut wi' preachers a while agoo--y' are fond enough o' preachin' yoursen.
I think it's so nice of him to be so fond of you, Philip.
It is offensive to me to say that Sir James could think I was fond of him.
Well, you are not fond of show, a great establishment, balls, dinners, that kind of thing.
If, in paying me this little attention, you only encouraged me by one fond word or one fond look, I resolved not to take the second dose of poison.
The fragments which were found accidentally stuck together by the gum, and which represent the part of the letter first completely reconstructed, begin at the phrase, "I spoke of you shamefully, Eustace;" and end with the broken sentence, "If in paying me this little attention, you only encouraged me by one fond word or one fond look, I resolved not to take--" With the assistance thus afforded to us, the labor of putting together the concluding half of the letter (dated "October 20") was trifling, compared with the almost insurmountable difficulties which we encountered in dealing with the scattered wreck of the preceding pages.
Rawdon was fond of his sister-in-law, for her regard for his son.
The interests of his regiment took an important place in Vronsky's life, both because he was fond of the regiment, and because the regiment was fond of him.
He had been too fond of his cousin to like to confess this to himself, until the truth had been forced on him, when she drove off to her aunt's.
It is selfish to say so, but you are so much better off as a single woman-- unless--unless you are very fond of your husband--but you won't be very fond of anybody but me, will you?
He's grown too fond of money for that,' said Wegg; 'he's grown too fond of money.
Barbara had no objection to this arrangement, and Kit, tracking out the idea which had come upon him so suddenly overnight, began to think that surely Barbara was fond of him, and surely he was fond of Barbara.