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Synonyms for cherished

characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for

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And while the snow lay thick upon the ground, they tended him and cherished him; but when the earth showed green again, the heart of the young man stirred within him, and he longed to see the wigwams of the village where his father's youth was spent.
Jekyll was no exception; and as he now sat on the opposite side of the fire--a large, well-made, smooth-faced man of fifty, with something of a stylish cast perhaps, but every mark of capacity and kindness--you could see by his looks that he cherished for Mr.
Ah," sighed the little one, "it was my only friend, and I cherished it with all my lone heart's love; 't was all that made my sad life happy; and it is gone.
When we arrive at the summit of our wishes, success has usually the power to drive away sleep on the first night after the fulfilment of long cherished hopes.
He encamped at Barnet, that is to say, within four leagues of the capital, cherished by the parliament, which thought it beheld in him a protector, and awaited by the people, who were anxious to see him reveal himself, that they might judge him.
So shall nature be cherished, and yet taught masteries.
The other statues, those of the monsters and demons, cherished no hatred for him, Quasimodo.
From the chime in the spire, over the intersection of the aisles and nave, to the great bell of the front, he cherished a tenderness for them all.
Before this I had had the thought that General Armstrong, having fought the Southern white man, rather cherished a feeling of bitterness toward the white South, and was interested in helping only the coloured man there.
Yet Kwaque bore no grudge against Michael, and was himself so interested in his lord's welfare and comfort--this lord who had saved his life that terrible day on King William Island from the two grief-stricken pig-owners--that he cherished Michael for his lord's sake.
Studying faces, she thought many of the women and girls she chanced to meet, smiled with serenity as though forever cherished and watched over by those they loved.
At last his cherished dream was to be realized and his "life-book" given to the world.
But his cherished scheme only engrossed him the more.
Mr Jarvis is now also backing the Cherished Campaign and said: "As the darker nights draw in, it really is important that we look out for one another and especially people who may be less mobile.
Youssef Chehade of Shrewsbury; his cherished niece and nephews, Marie Chehade and her husband, Donald Currivan, of West Springfield, Richard B.