【例】What you need is some tender loving care.
【例】With this letter, I tender my resignation.
【例】She has an intimate knowledge of Tuscany, where she has lived for 20 years.
【例】She has intimated that she will resign if she loses the vote.
【例】Fleece is warm and durable, and dries faster than natural fibres.
【例】An unsuspecting tourist fleeced by a scam artist.
【例】She watched the wax as it dripped down the side of the candle.
【例】I wish students were honest with me about not doing the reading instead of waxing poetic about nothing that has to do with the text.
【例】You should always check your oil, water, and tyres before taking your car on a long trip.
【例】They have begun to vaccinate children in an attempt to check the spread of the disease.
【例】This course qualifies you to teach in any secondary school.
【例】I'd like to qualify my criticisms of the school's failings, by adding that it's a very happy place.
【例】He was in an expansive mood on the night of the party.
【例】There was an expansive view from the window.
【例】The gravity chronometer stands in front of the observer, who is peering intently at it.
【例】I don't think you understand the gravity of the situation.
【例】She was wearing a dreadful pink flouncy skirt.
【例】He skirted mention of the issue.
【例】He suffers from back trouble too, so he was very sympathetic about my problem.
【例】Did he give your proposal/complaints a sympathetic hearing?