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noun 
  1. someone (or something) who is loved; a darling
    • "It isn't fair, my to ask us what it's got in its nasty pockets" - J. R. R. Tolkein, The Hobbit
adjective 
  1. of high value or worth.
    • The crown had many gemstones
    • regarded with love or tenderness.
    • My daughter is to marry
    • treating something with too much reverence.
    • He spent hours painting the eyes of the portrait, which his fellow artists regarded as a bit .
adverb 
  1. used as an intensifier
    • There is little we can do

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