01. The children have grown very [fond] of our neighbors, and are upset now that they are moving away.
02. Shawna isn't very [fond] of seafood, so she didn't want any sushi.
03. The old man had a real [fondness] for cats, and would take care of any cat people would find and bring to him.
04. We remember your daughter quite [fondly]; she was always so friendly to us.
05. Lester's [fondness] for cooking eventually led him into a career as a chef in a first class restaurant.
06. Patrick has become quite [fond] of a woman at work, but he still hasn't asked her out.
07. Dana is very [fond] of her new little brother, but still gets a little jealous of him from time to time.
08. I love a good snowfall but my wife isn't very [fond] of the cold.
09. Aristotle once remarked that the gods too are [fond] of a joke.
10. Actress Ingrid Bergman once said, "I have had my different husbands, my families. I am [fond] of them all, and I visit them all, but deep inside me there is the feeling that I belong to show business."
11. Aristotle once said that mothers are [fonder] than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
12. There is an old expression which says that absence makes the heart grow [fonder].
13. There is a Malagasy proverb which states that you should not treat your loved one like a swinging door that you are [fond] of, but which you push back and forth.
14. The ancient Romans were so [fond] of eating mice that the upper classes raised them domestically.

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