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cherishes

verb
present tense third-person singular of cherish

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1 to feel passion, devotion, or tenderness for
  • promised to love and cherish her husband forever

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3 to keep in one's mind or heart
  • after all these years, she still cherishes the memory of her first summer romance

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“Cherishes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cherishes. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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