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From en- +‎ dear.

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endear ‎(third-person singular simple present endears, present participle endearing, simple past and past participle endeared)

  1. (obsolete) To make (something) more precious or valuable. [16th-17th c.]
  2. (obsolete) To make (something) more expensive; to increase the cost of. [17th-19th c.]
  3. (obsolete) To stress (something) as important; to exaggerate. [17th c.]
  4. To make (someone) dear or precious. [from 18th c.]

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