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precious

adjective

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1 commanding a large price
  • diamonds and other precious stones

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2 granted special treatment or attention
  • parents who refuse to hear the slightest criticism of their precious children

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The first known use of precious was in the 13th century

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“Precious.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/precious. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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