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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Endearment  \En*dear"ment\,  n. 
  The  act  of  endearing  or  the  state  of  being  endeared;  also 
  that  which  manifests,  excites,  or  increases,  affection.  ``The 
  great  endearments  of  prudent  and  temperate  speech.''  --Jer. 
  Taylor. 
 
  Her  first  endearments  twining  round  the  soul. 
  --Thomson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  endearment 
  n  :  the  act  of  showing  affection 




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