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Overview of adj precious

The adj precious has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (7) cherished, precious, treasured, wanted

(characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for; "a cherished friend"; "children are precious"; "a treasured heirloom"; "so good to feel wanted")

2. (3) precious

(of high worth or cost; "diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones")

3. valued, precious

(held in great esteem for admirable qualities especially of an intrinsic nature; "a valued friend"; "precious memories")

4. cute, precious

(obviously contrived to charm; "an insufferably precious performance"; "a child with intolerably cute mannerisms")


Overview of adv precious

The adv precious has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. precious, preciously

(extremely; "there is precious little time left")

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