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Definition of "cherishing" [cherishing]

  • Present participle of cherish. (verb)

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Use "cherishing" in a sentence
  • "But you were far away; your delighted soul was absorbed in cherishing the plant of human liberty, which has since blossomed with independent splendour over your happy provinces."
  • "Nevertheless, there was great satisfaction in cherishing the little waif, for she learned more than she could teach and felt a sense of responsibility which was excellent ballast for her enthusiastic nature."
  • "As Isa 42: 2 described His unturbulent spirit towards His violent enemies (Mt 12: 14-16), and His utter freedom from love of notoriety, so Isa 42: 3, His tenderness in cherishing the first spark of grace in the penitent (Isa 40: 11). reed -- fragile: easily "shaken with the wind" (Mt 11: 7)."
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