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

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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 ?
The victims of his malicious remarks, it is true, had brothers enough to keep them in countenance; for, by Roderick's theory, every mortal bosom harbored either a brood of small serpents or one overgrown monster that had devoured all the rest.
Horrible love--horrible antipathy--embracing one another in his bosom, and both concentrating themselves upon a being that had crept into his vitals or been engendered there, and which was nourished with his food, and lived upon his life, and was as intimate with him as his own heart, and yet was the foulest of all created things!
The doomed sufferer submitted to his fate, resumed his former loathsome affection for the bosom fiend, and spent whole miserable days before a looking-glass, with his mouth wide open, watching, in hope and horror, to catch a glimpse of the snake's head far down within his throat.
Roderick was reclining on the margin of a fountain which gushed into the fleckered sunshine with the same clear sparkle and the same voice of airy quietude as when trees of primeval growth flung their shadows cross its bosom. How strange is the life of a fountain!--born at every moment, yet of an age coeval with the rocks, and far surpassing the venerable antiquity of a forest.
"You see," observed Elliston, pointing to the book of serpents, while a smile gleamed upon his lips, "I am making an effort to become better acquainted with my bosom friend; but I find nothing satisfactory in this volume.
You, however, have none in your bosom, and therefore cannot sympathize with the rest of the world.
Observing a married couple, whose domestic troubles were matter of notoriety, he condoled with both on having mutually taken a house adder to their bosoms. To an envious author, who depreciated works which he could never equal, he said that his snake was the slimiest and filthiest of all the reptile tribe, but was fortunately without a sting.
Volunteers are being sought to join Bosom Buddies, a group made up of women who give tips and advice about breast-feeding.
Part of a pack, which also includes a stimulating cream for parts of the bosom area, it costs pounds 20 from the new Ophelia Boutique within the Eden Concept store, Jesmond, Newcastle, and from www.agentprovocateur.com
DANNY McCall and Herbert Howe are bosom budies who don't need to worry about third time lucky.
The finale of Alvin Ailey's Revelations to "Rocka My Soul in the Bosom of Abraham" is as relentlessly exuberant as Mark Morris's Dogtown, accompanied by Yoko Ono's harsh shrieks, is relentlessly brutal.
The mums are part of the Bosom Buddies Breastfeeding support group
But now Kate McCann is moaning that she's being persecuted because her bosom isn't big enough and because she doesn't look maternal enough.
Anna joined her local Bosom Buddies group in Redditch and was put in touch with Teresa Allen, who was always there at the end of the phone.
Bravissimo, which has an outlet in Grey Street, Newcastle, specialises in bosoms. The bigger the bosom, the more choice there is in this store with lingerie, swimwear and tops for sizes D-JJ cup and 28 to 40 inch back sizes.