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 for Fondest
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fond \Fond\, a. [Compar. Fonder; superl. Fondest.] [For
     fonned, p. p. of OE. fonnen to be foolish. See Fon.]
     1. Foolish; silly; simple; weak. [Archaic]
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              Grant I may never prove so fond
              To trust man on his oath or bond.     --Shak.
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     2. Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent;
        over-affectionate.
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     3. Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a good sense; as, a
        fond mother or wife. --Addison.
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     4. Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent,
        or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed by of
        (formerly also by on).
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              More fond on her than she upon her love. --Shak.
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              You are as fond of grief as of your child. --Shak.
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              A great traveler, and fond of telling his
              adventures.                           --Irving.
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     5. Doted on; regarded with affection. [R.]
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              Nor fix on fond abodes to circumscribe thy prayer.
                                                    --Byron.
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     6. Trifling; valued by folly; trivial. [Obs.] --Shak.
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