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  • v. Present participle of esteem.


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  • You can honor someone simply by acknowledging and esteeming them for who they are.

    Daily Readings from Love Your Life

  • As the empty brass cartridges were ejected, the return boys scrambled on the deck for them, esteeming them as very precious objects and thrusting them, still warm, into the empty holes in their ears.


  • Republican commentators like Newt Gingrich have been esteeming Muslims such for years now.

    Philip Smucker: Newt and Nazis: Aiding and Abetting bin Laden

  • I could talk about feeling self-esteem and then esteeming the other person.

    Dr. Peter Breggin: How To Be Helpful To Almost Anyone, Anytime

  • Rather, they had to show people why the Slow attitude toward life -- esteeming tradition, celebrating the particularity in the face of mass culture, and taking time to enjoy life -- is more sensible, more fun, more human.

    Zachary Adam Cohen: Where are the Conservatives in the Local, Sustainable Movement?

  • Self esteem for esteeming the child as a disabled child.


  • THANKS so much for esteeming the ability to "just be" with someone!

    Love Now

  • “Thou hast both, my brother,” said the Abbot; but no sooner had Eustace left the apartment, than Boniface could not help breaking on the willing ear of the Sacristan his sincere wish, that any spirit, black, white, or gray, would read the adviser such a lesson, as to cure him of his presumption in esteeming himself wiser than the whole community.

    The Monastery

  • Indeed, at the Liberace Museum, I found by-gone evidence of a kind of American patriotism worth esteeming, a latter-day declaration of independence from oppression, a proud display of the true colors of American freedom.

    John Seery: Don't Ask, Don't Tell in Las Vegas

  • Make them your examples, and, esteeming courage to be freedom and freedom to be happiness, do not weigh too nicely the perils of war.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War


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