Beloved Friend

Nadejda von Meek (Tchaikovsky’s patroness and lifetime friend he never met)

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

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  • beloved — I UK / US adjective 1) UK [bɪˈlʌvɪd] / US a beloved friend, object etc is one that you love very much. This word is sometimes used humorously to say that someone likes something too much He s cleaning his beloved motorbike. 2) UK [bɪˈlʌvd] / US… …   English dictionary

  • beloved — be|lov|ed1 adjective / bI l229vId / MAINLY LITERARY a beloved friend, object, etc. is one that you love very much. This word is sometimes used humorously to say that someone likes something too much. a. [ bı lʌvd ] beloved of/by FORMAL very much… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Beloved (novel) — infobox Book | name = Beloved title orig = translator = image caption = author = Toni Morrison illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Modernist Novel publisher = Alfred Knopf release date =… …   Wikipedia

  • Beloved (film) — Infobox Film name = Beloved imdb id = 0120603 writer = Toni Morrison (novel) Akosua Busia and Richard LaGravenese and Adam Brooks (screenplay) starring = Oprah Winfrey Danny Glover Thandie Newton Kimberly Elise director = Jonathan Demme editing …   Wikipedia

  • beloved, dearly —    The conventional form of address by a priest to his congregation at, e.g. a wedding ceremony. The Book of Common Prayer also begins with ‘Dearly beloved brethren’ in the exhortation for the Morning Prayer. A Kind of Loving, by Stan Barstow,… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • beloved — 1. adjective her beloved brother Syn: darling, dear, dearest, precious, adored, much loved, cherished, treasured, prized, highly regarded, admired, esteemed, worshiped, revered, venerated, idolized Ant: h …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • beloved — adj 1. loved, dearest, dear, precious, treasured, cherished, valued, prized; esteemed, revered, respected, admired, worshiped, idolized. 2. favorite, pet, favored, darling; doted on, pampered, spoiled, cosseted, babied. n 3. lover, inamorato,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • friend — [OE] Etymologically, friend means ‘loving’. It and its Germanic relatives (German freund, Dutch vriend, Swedish frände, etc) go back to the present participle of the prehistoric Germanic verb *frijōjan ‘love’ (historically, the German present… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • friend — [OE] Etymologically, friend means ‘loving’. It and its Germanic relatives (German freund, Dutch vriend, Swedish frände, etc) go back to the present participle of the prehistoric Germanic verb *frijōjan ‘love’ (historically, the German present… …   Word origins

  • By the Gods Beloved — Infobox Book | name = By The Gods Beloved title orig = translator = image caption = Cover of the 1907 5th edition author = Baroness Orczy illustrator = cover artist = country = UK language = English series = genre = Adventure novel publisher =… …   Wikipedia

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