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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v.) imp. of Find Found.

2. (superl.) Foolish; silly; simple; weak.

3. (superl.) Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.

4. (superl.) Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a good sense; as, a fond mother or wife.

5. (superl.) Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed by of (formerly also by on).

6. (superl.) Doted on; regarded with affection.

7. (superl.) Trifling; valued by folly; trivial.

8. (v. t.) To caress; to fondle.

9. (v. i.) To be fond; to dote.

5380. philoneikos -- fond of strife
... fond of strife. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: philoneikos Phonetic
Spelling: (fil-on'-i-kos) Short Definition: strife-loving, contentious Definition ...
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866. aphilarguros -- without love of money
... 866 (from 1 , "not," 5368 , "fond of" and 696 , "silver") -- properly, "not fond
of silver," ie for money; free from the love of materialism; not dominated ...
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146. aischrokerdes -- greedy of base gain
... Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: aischrokerdes Phonetic Spelling:
(ahee-skhrok-er-dace') Short Definition: greedy Definition: greedy, fond of base ...
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5376. Philippos -- "horse-loving," Philip, two sons of Herod the ...
... Philip. From philos and hippos; fond of horses; Philippus, the name of four Israelites
-- Philip. see GREEK philos. see GREEK hippos. (philippe) -- 1 Occurrence ...
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5386. philosophos -- a philosopher
... philosopher. From philos and sophos; fond of wise things, ie A "philosopher" --
philosopher. see GREEK philos. see GREEK sophos. (philosophon) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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5369. philedonos -- loving pleasure
... loving pleasure. From philos and hedone; fond of pleasure, ie Voluptuous -- lover
of pleasure. see GREEK philos. see GREEK hedone. (philedonoi) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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5388. philoteknos -- loving one's children
... love their children. From philos and teknon; fond of one's children, ie Maternal --
love their children. see GREEK philos. see GREEK teknon. ...
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5382. philoxenos -- loving strangers
... hospitable. From philos and xenos; fond of guests, ie Hospitable -- given to
(lover of, use) hospitality. see GREEK philos. see GREEK xenos. ...
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5367. philautos -- loving oneself
... lover of self. From philos and autos; fond of self, ie Selfish -- lover of own self.
see GREEK philos. see GREEK autos. (philautoi) -- 1 Occurrence. 5366, 5367 ...
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3655b. homeiromai -- to desire earnestly
... Word Origin of uncertain origin Definition to desire earnestly NASB Word Usage
having...fond an affection (2). 3655a, 3655b. homeiromai. 3656 . ...
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From the Fond Caresses which the Soul Has Has with God Beneath the ...
... PART THE FIRST. CHAPTER XV. From The Fond Caresses Which The Soul Has Has With
God Beneath The Cross, She Returns Again To His Passion. ...
/.../suso/a little book of eternal wisdom/chapter xv from the fond.htm

But Christmas is not only the mile-mark of another year
... People are nowadays so fond of resisting temptations; here is one to be resisted.
They are fond of self-denial; here is a propensity ...
// christmas sermon/ii.htm

Early Life
... They were very fond of flowers and animals, and, hand in hand, would wander up and
down the street to stop and admire the flowers in the neighboring gardens ...
// a swain md/early life.htm

... their new-born hope and care,"that gives to infancy such a charm, such a never-dying
interest, and causes the parent to cling to it with such fond tenacity. ...
// christian home/chapter ix infancy.htm

The Image of Self.
... INTRODUCTION."Some people are very fond of contemplating their own excellencies,
of admiring their good qualities, or their success in life; they will talk ...
/.../the village pulpit volume ii trinity to advent/lx the image of self.htm

The Christian Rejoicing in the views of Death and Judgment.
... 2. I am sure it is reasonable it should be so; and yet perhaps nature, fond of life,
and unwilling to part with along known abode, to enter on a state to which ...
/.../chapter xxix the christian rejoicing.htm

A Bible-Riddle
... Boys and girls are all fond of riddles, and I am sure you will be surprised to know
that there is one of the best riddles of all in the Bible, one that is very ...
/.../chidley/fifty-two story talks to boys and girls/a bible-riddle.htm

Love of Home.
... Home is the dearest place in all the world to the Christian heart. To have a fond
love for home is not at all injurious to Christian character. ...
/.../orr/food for the lambs or helps for young christians/love of home.htm

Early Impressions. Dangerous Books and Companions. The Saint is ...
... She was very fond of books of chivalry; but this pastime did not hurt her so much
as it hurt me, because she never wasted her time on them; only we, her ...
/.../the life of st teresa of jesus/chapter ii early impressions dangerous.htm

Constantine the Great (Ad 313-337)
... But he did not himself become a Christian all at once, although he built many churches
and gave rich presents to others, and although he was fond of keeping ...
/.../chapter x constantine the great.htm

Fond (6 Occurrences)
... 4. (superl.) Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a good sense; as, a fond mother
or wife. ... 8. (vt) To caress; to fondle. 9. (vi) To be fond; to dote. ...
/f/fond.htm - 8k

Over-fond (1 Occurrence)
Over-fond. Overfond, Over-fond. Over-full . Multi-Version Concordance
Over-fond (1 Occurrence). Titus 1:7 For, as God's ...
/o/over-fond.htm - 6k

Overfond (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Fond to excess. Multi-Version Concordance
Overfond (1 Occurrence). Luke 7:34 The Son of Man has come ...
/o/overfond.htm - 6k

Dote (1 Occurrence)
... 5. (vi) To be excessively or foolishly fond; to love to excess; to be weakly
affectionate; -- with on or upon; as, the mother dotes on her child. ...
/d/dote.htm - 7k

Herod (45 Occurrences)
... Matthew 2:16). He was fond of splendour, and lavished great sums in rebuilding
and adorning the cities of his empire. He rebuilt ...
/h/herod.htm - 57k

Vulture (16 Occurrences)
... This bird was fond of tortoise also, and is said to have dropped the one that struck
the bald head of Aeschylus, which the bird mistook for a stone, so causing ...
/v/vulture.htm - 14k

Ossifrage (2 Occurrences)
... bones could be eaten. It is also very fond of tortoise, the meat of which
it secures in the same manner. As this bird frequents ...
/o/ossifrage.htm - 10k

Over-full (1 Occurrence)
Over-full. Over-fond, Over-full. Over-great . Multi-Version Concordance
Over-full (1 Occurrence). ... Over-fond, Over-full. Over-great . Reference Bible.
/o/over-full.htm - 6k

Ornament (23 Occurrences)
... or'-na-ment (`adhi, "adornment"): In common with all the Orientals, the Hebrews
were very fond of wearing ornaments, and their tendency to extravagance of this ...
/o/ornament.htm - 17k

... In the Maccabean period they were restless and fond of war, and often hired
themselves out as auxiliaries to the Asiatic kings. J. Hutchison. ...
/g/gauls.htm - 7k

Fond (6 Occurrences)

Matthew 6:5
"And when praying, you must not be like the hypocrites. They are fond of standing and praying in the synagogues or at the corners of the wider streets, in order that men may see them. I solemnly tell you that they already have their reward.

1 Thessalonians 2:8
Even so, affectionately longing for you, we were well pleased to impart to you, not the Good News of God only, but also our own souls, because you had become very dear to us.
(See NAS)

1 Timothy 3:3
not given to excesses from wine, not a striker, but mild, not addicted to contention, not fond of money,

1 Timothy 3:8
Servants, in the same way, must be reverent, not double-tongued, not addicted to much wine, not greedy for money;
(See NAS)

Titus 1:7
For, as God's steward, a minister must be of blameless life, not over-fond of having his own way, not a man of a passionate temper nor a hard drinker, not given to blows nor greedy of gain,

1 Samuel 19:1
Saul spoke to Jonathan his son, and to all his servants, that they should kill David. But Jonathan, Saul's son, delighted much in David.
(See NIV)



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