We are not commemorating her—we are cherishing her and celebrating her and anticipating her return.
Shaffer is a vital, cherished and cherishing grounding influence.
This love of collecting and cherishing beautiful things is characteristic of the peasant people of Venice.
Show that yours is so, I entreat, by cherishing the peace of the colony.
Thus had the cherishing god rewarded a husband faithful in his work, and a wife loving and thoughtful.
That of cherishing a Passion for Society, to the neglect of domestic duty.
Why has nature so many charms for me—calling forth and cherishing refined sentiments, only to wound the breast that fosters them?
There are already abundant proofs to warrant us in cherishing it.
And Mary was cherishing a little one under her heart, and preparing to receive a priceless treasure.
They owed her something, protection, or cherishing tenderness.
early 14c., cherischen, from Old French cheriss-, present participle stem of chierir "to hold dear" (12c., Modern French chérir), from chier "dear," from Latin carus "dear, costly, beloved" (see whore). The Latin word also is the source of Italian, Spanish, Portuguese caro; Old Provençal, Catalan car. Related: Cherished; cherishing.