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tenderness

ten der nuhs

  • n  a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
  • n  a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
    the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness
  • n  warm compassionate feelings
  • n  a positive feeling of liking
  • n  a feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless)

  • We three would like you to know we feel a natural affinity and tenderness for your children.
  • The fact is that Hitler was beloved by his people not the military, at least not in the beginning, but by the average Germans who pledged to him an affection, a tenderness and .
  • The pure pounding of "Seven Nation Army," the surprising tenderness of "You've Got Her In Your Pocket" and the goofy vamping of Meg's vocal debut on "In The Cold, Cold Night" are .
News & Articles

  • Mike Adams injury: Phillies RHP placed on DL with biceps tendinitis
    This is Adams' second stint on the DL this season. He suffered a back injury in May that caused him to miss a couple of weeks. Adams returned without going on a minor league rehab assignment and began suffering from tenderness in his right biceps.
    June 22, 2013 - Philly.com
  • Mike Adams injury: Phillies RHP placed on DL with biceps tendonitis
    This is Adams' second stint on the DL this season. He suffered a back injury in May that caused him to miss a couple of weeks. Adams returned without going on a minor league rehab assignment and began suffering from tenderness in his right biceps.
    June 22, 2013 - Philly.com
  • Yoenis Cespedes returns to left field; John Jaso late scratch – updated
    From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field A’s trainers wanted to wait and see how Yoenis Cespedes did running in pre-game drills before giving the OK for Cespedes to return to the outfield, and manager Bob Melvin said that Cespedes really, really wanted to be out there. He is. Cespedes, limited to a DH role the past week because of left hamstring tenderness, is back in his usual ...
    June 22, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
Quotes

  • Lady Bird Johnson in International Herald Tribune
    Lady Bird Johnson said her husband "bullied, shoved, pushed and loved me into being more outgoing, more of an achiever. I gave him comfort, tenderness and some judgment - at least I think I did."
  • David Beckham in ABC News
    There's was tenderness; there was hesitation,Beckham said. "I hadn't played for eight weeks, hadn't trained for eight weeks. I was happy to get out there and get at least 20 minutes."
  • Kathy Griffin in Reuters
    Let's just say it will be an evening of highs and lows,Griffin said. "I will be roasting Joan with more gentleness and tenderness than her latest chemical peel and, on the other hand, I will give her a verbal Pap smear, and God only knows...

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