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  • 1tender — tender1 [ten′dər] adj. [ME tendre < OFr < L tener, soft, delicate, tender, prob. altered (infl. by tenuis,THIN) < Sabine terenum, soft, akin to Gr terēn, tender < IE * ter , tender, weak, orig., rubbed, worn down < base * ter , to… …

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  • 2tender# — tender adj Tender, compassionate, sympathetic, warm, warmhearted, responsive are comparable when they mean expressing or expressive of feeling that reveals affectionate interest in another especially in his joys, sorrows, or welfare. Tender… …

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  • 3affection — I noun admiration, adoration, amorousness, ardor, attachment, closeness, devotion, enchantment, endearment, excitation of feeling, fancy, feeling, fervency, fervor, firm attachment, fondness, fullness of heart, inclination, infatuation, kindness …

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  • 4Affection — Af*fec tion, n. [F. affection, L. affectio, fr. afficere. See {Affect}.] 1. The act of affecting or acting upon; the state of being affected. [1913 Webster] 2. An attribute; a quality or property; a condition; a bodily state; as, figure, weight,… …

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  • 5affection — 1 *feeling, emotion, passion, sentiment Analogous words: propensity, *leaning, penchant: *predilection, bias: inclination, disposition (see corresponding verbs at INCLINE) Antonyms: antipathy Contrasted words: aversion (see ANTIPATHY): * …

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  • 6affection — Tender feelings. In the medical sense, an ailment or disease, such as an affection of the liver, deranging the functions of the organ involved. Conn. Mut. Life Ins. Co. v Union Trust Co. 112 US 250, 257, 28 L Ed 708, 711, 5 S Ct 119. See… …

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  • 7affection — [ə fek′shən] n. [ME affecciun < OFr affection < L affectio, a state of feeling < pp. of afficere: see AFFECT1] 1. a mental or emotional state or tendency; disposition or feeling 2. fond or tender feeling; warm liking 3. an affecting or… …

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  • 8tender feeling — index affection Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9tender passion — index affection Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10tender — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. present, offer, proffer, hold out; propose, suggest; volunteer. adj. gentle, kind; sentimental; affectionate, tenderhearted, loving, amorous; immature; sympathetic, soft; humane, merciful; young;… …

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  • 11affection — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French affection, from Latin affection , affectio, from afficere Date: 13th century 1. a moderate feeling or emotion 2. tender attachment ; fondness < she ha …

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  • 12Tender Mercies — Infobox Film name = Tender Mercies caption= original movie poster imdb id = 0086423 writer = Horton Foote starring = Robert Duvall Tess Harper Betty Buckley Wilford Brimley director = Bruce Beresford producer = Philip Hobel cinematography =&#8230; …

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  • 13affection — Synonyms and related words: Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, abnormality, access, acute disease, admiration, adoration, adore, affect, affectionateness, affections, affective faculty, affectivity, affliction, agape, ailment, allergic&#8230; …

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  • 14affection — n. 1. Feeling, passion, inclination, propensity, proclivity, disposition, predisposition, bent, bias, turn of mind, cast or frame of mind. 2. Attribute, quality, property, character, characteristic, mark, note, accident, modification, mode. 3.&#8230; …

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  • 15Pierre Victurnien Vergniaud — (May 31, 1753 – October 31, 1793) was a French orator and revolutionary.BackgroundHe was born at Limoges, the son of a merchant who lost most of his money by speculation. The boy was sent to the Jesuit college at Limôges, where he did well. Anne&#8230; …

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  • 16Tales of Destiny 2 — For the game released in the U.S. as Tales of Destiny II, see Tales of Eternia. This article is about the PlayStation 2 game that was marketed and released exclusively in Japan. Tales of Destiny 2 Developer(s) …

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  • 17Our Lady of Good Success — Our Lady of Good Success, also called as Our Lady of Good Events (Spanish: Nuestra Señora del Buen Suceso; Filipino: Ina ng Mabubuting Pangyayari) is one of the titles of Blessed Virgin Mary. This title is shared among numerous images around the&#8230; …

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  • 18Pope, Alexander — born May 21, 1688, London, Eng. died May 30, 1744, Twickenham, near London English poet and satirist. A precocious boy precluded from formal education by his Roman Catholicism, Pope was mainly self educated. A deformity of the spine and other&#8230; …

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  • 19fondness — noun Date: 14th century 1. obsolete foolishness, folly 2. tender affection 3. appetite, relish < had a fondness for argument > …

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  • 20John of England — Infobox British Royalty|majesty name = John title = King of England; Lord of Ireland imgw= 180px caption = reign = 6 April 1199 – 18/19 October 1216 predecessor = Richard I successor = Henry III spouse = Isabella of Gloucester (1189–1199)&#8230; …

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