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Word: endear

Definition: make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced


Sentences Containing 'endear'

Despite scoring fairly regularly when in the Canucks' lineup, MacDonald would have a tumultuous tenure in Vancouver where his lack of grit and defensive play failed to endear him to the coaching staff.
He did not, however, endear himself to the Liverpool fans who often found his performances on the pitch lacking in skill.
Mathias' short candidacy did not endear him to the conservative wing of the Maryland Republican Party organization.

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::: punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
::: surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
::: spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
::: transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie
::: deign - condescend; stoop
::: embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
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