*: Warwicks first glance had revealed the fact that the young woman was strikingly handsome, with a stately beauty seldom encountered.
*: And much as they welcome his promise to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell”, they are dismayed by the stately pace and bungled tactics of his attempts to do so.
*: So this was my future home, I thought!...Backed by towering hills, the but faintly discernible purple line of the French boundary off to the southwest, a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of ones dreams.
: ux|en|Such dear embrace tenderly comforts even in this dear sorrow.
: ux|en|The dearer the giver, the dearer the trinket he brings!
: ux|en|The dearer the jewel, the greater the love expressed.
*: This water is sold for 50 cents per ton, which is not dear under the circumstances.
: ux|en|Dear Sir/Madam/Miss, please notice our offices will be closed during the following bank holidays:nb....
: ux|en|My dear friend, I feel better as soon as you come sit beside my sickbed!
: ux|en|My dear boy, if your grades dont pick up I wont bounce you on but over my knee!
: My cousin is such a dear, always drawing me pictures.
*: If thou attempt it, it will cost thee dear.
: valuable gemstones
: a valuable friend; a valuable companion