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Synonyms for tender

Synonyms for tender

of a kindly, considerate character

something offered

to put before another for acceptance

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something that can be used as an official medium of payment

a formal proposal to buy at a specified price

car attached to a locomotive to carry fuel and water

a boat for communication between ship and shore

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ship that usually provides supplies to other ships

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offer or present for acceptance

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make a tender of

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make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer

given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality

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hurting

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young and immature

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having or displaying warmth or affection

easy to cut or chew

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physically untoughened

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(used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

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(of plants) not hardy

References in classic literature ?
Emily lifts her eyes, half merrily, half tenderly, and looks at him over the top of her fan.
How could I assure her that I should think of her tenderly to the end of my life?
Marilla would have given much just then to have possessed Anne's power of putting her feelings into words; but nature and habit had willed it otherwise, and she could only put her arms close about her girl and hold her tenderly to her heart, wishing that she need never let her go.
He embraced me tenderly; and we have been good friends ever since.
The two sons who survived him loved each other tenderly, and it was a real grief to the elder, Schahriar, that the laws of the empire forbade him to share his dominions with his brother Schahzeman.
"Sire," replied Scheherazade, "I have a sister who loves me as tenderly as I love her.
"I will bind up your poor little leg, and Zephyr shall rock you to sleep." So she folded the cool leaves tenderly about the poor fly, bathed his wings, and brought him refreshing drink, while he hummed his thanks, and forgot his pain, as Zephyr softly sung and fanned him with her waving wings.
Watch more tenderly than ever over them, see that they lack neither dew nor air, speak lovingly to them, and let no unkind word or deed of theirs anger you.
She tenderly kissed me, She fondly caressed, And then I fell gently To sleep on her breast -- Deeply to sleep From the heaven of her breast.
When the first bitterness was over, the family accepted the inevitable, and tried to bear it cheerfully, helping one another by the increased affection which comes to bind households tenderly together in times of trouble.
When he outgrew her care her husband was appointed as his tutor and governor, so that he had never been separated from this excellent couple, who loved him as tenderly as they did their only daughter Zayda, and were warmly loved by him in return.
"My dear Boris," said the mother, drawing her hand from beneath her old mantle and laying it timidly and tenderly on her son's arm, "be affectionate and attentive to him.
Miss Bingley's civility to Elizabeth increased at last very rapidly, as well as her affection for Jane; and when they parted, after assuring the latter of the pleasure it would always give her to see her either at Longbourn or Netherfield, and embracing her most tenderly, she even shook hands with the former.
Between the real landscape and its shadow in the water, there was no division; both were so untroubled and clear, and, while so fraught with solemn mystery of life and death, so hopefully reassuring to the gazer's soothed heart, because so tenderly and mercifully beautiful.
His fair visitor, however, was well aware that, to command on the one point, people must yield on another; she therefore no longer drew back her hands from the grating, and even allowed Cornelius tenderly to kiss her beautiful golden tresses.