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tender

view main entry for tenderadjective  /ˈtendər/
American English pronunciation: tenderClick to listen to the pronunciation of tender

derived words

tenderly

adverb

tenderness

   noun [uncountable]
American English pronunciation: tendernessClick to listen to the pronunciation of tenderness
tenderness American English pronunciation: tendernessClick to listen to the pronunciation of tender  noun [uncountable]Friendliness, generosity and kindness: kindness, generosity, hospitality, warmth, consideration, support, altruism, liberality, solicitude, charity

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