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darling

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 granted special treatment or attention
  • they poured gifts and affection on their darling child

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3 giving pleasure or contentment to the mind or senses
  • what a darling set of dishes!

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darling

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of darling (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a person or thing that is preferred over others
  • for a while that candidate was the darling of the news media and could do no wrong

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2 a person with whom one is in love
  • anything you say, darling

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“Darling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/darling. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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