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fond of: attached to

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fond of: keen on

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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 ?
My master, continuing his discourse, said, "there was nothing that rendered the YAHOOS more odious, than their undistinguishing appetite to devour every thing that came in their way, whether herbs, roots, berries, the corrupted flesh of animals, or all mingled together: and it was peculiar in their temper, that they were fonder of what they could get by rapine or stealth, at a greater distance, than much better food provided for them at home.
Her disappointment in Charlotte made her turn with fonder regard to her sister, of whose rectitude and delicacy she was sure her opinion could never be shaken, and for whose happiness she grew daily more anxious, as Bingley had now been gone a week and nothing more was heard of his return.
He congratulated himself that he had formed the plan of going to see Miss Sally Lunn this afternoon, and that, as a consequence, he had brought with him these propitiatory delicacies: he was certainly a lucky fellow; indeed, it was always likely Providence should be fonder of him than of other apprentices, and since he WAS to be interrupted, why, an idiot was preferable to any other sort of witness.
Nobody is fonder of the exercise of talent in young people, or promotes it more, than my father, and for anything of the acting, spouting, reciting kind, I think he has always a decided taste.
Mother was all in his favour from the first and was even fonder of him than I was.
He hated the Roman money he had, and grew fonder of the real money denied him.
I don't think Granny understands her, or uncle Lovell Mingott either; they really think she's much worldlier and fonder of society than she is.
He has seen me, and he loves me better than he did; he has seen me and is even fonder of me than he was before; and what have I to mourn for
The Carrier was in high spirits, good fellow that he was, and fonder of his little wife than ever.
She grew much fonder of Bartley than she was of me.
My youth has not been wasted in a profligate life; I can be truer to you and fonder of you than many a younger man.
Pack up instantly, my dear, and I will be fonder of you than ever.
I knew you were very good to him, you are to every one, my precious; and I knew that he was fond of you as he is of me, fonder if anything, because he thinks you are perfect; but still I never dreamed of his loving you as more than a dear friend.
He was, I think, fonder of the blue sky and the slow-flowing river and the deep dark woods that grew about his home that of the low-roofed schoolroom.
I do believe I could be hardly fonder of you if you were my own daughter.