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Dear Definition

(noun)

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a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)

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(adjective)

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with or in a close or intimate relationship


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my sisters and brothers are near and dear

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(noun)

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a beloved person; used as terms of endearment

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(adverb)

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with affection


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she loved him dearly

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(adverb)

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at a great cost


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he paid dearly for the food

this cost him dear

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(adjective)

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having a high price


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much too dear for my pocketbook

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(adjective)

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dearly loved

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(adjective)

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sincerely earnest


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one's dearest wish

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