Endear vs Ensear - What's the difference?

endear | ensear |


As verbs the difference between endear and ensear

is that endear is (obsolete) to make (something) more precious or valuable while ensear is (obsolete|transitive) to sear; to dry up.

endear

English

Alternative forms

* indear

Verb

  • (obsolete) To make (something) more precious or valuable.
  • (obsolete) To make (something) more expensive; to increase the cost of.
  • (obsolete) To stress (something) as important; to exaggerate.
  • *, II.18:
  • *:Salvianus Massiliensis this Testimonie, might say, it is now rather deemed a vertue among them.
  • To make (someone) dear or precious.
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    ensear

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To sear; to dry up.
  • Ensear thy fertile and conceptious womb. — Shakespeare.
    (Webster 1913)