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1 having a liking or affection
  • even lots of city people are fond of country music

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3 granted special treatment or attention
  • my fondest wish is to see my children marry well

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The first known use of fond was in the 14th century

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“Fond.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fond. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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