cherish (v.) Old form(s): cherrish
support, foster, sustain
2H6 I.i.201[Salisbury to York and Warwick] And, as we may, cherish Duke Humphrey's deeds
TG V.iv.12[Valentine alone, as if to Silvia] cherish thy forlorn swain
Tim III.v.74[Second Senator to Alcibiades, of his friend] He has been known to commit outrages / And cherish factions
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