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cher·ish

cherish

 
 
pronunciation:
cher ihsh
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part of speech: verb
inflections: cherishes, cherishing, cherished
definition: to value with great love and care.
She cherishes their friendship.
synonyms:
esteem, treasure, value
antonyms:
scorn
similar words:
adore, appreciate, cling to, love, prize, respect
derivations: cherishable (adj.), cherishingly (adv.)
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