Human life may be precious, but the way it gets taken away is not always the same.
precious is a film with actors who are not all seasoned actors, that is extremely dark and extremely ghetto.
The scene is a riot of excess, soaring voice decibels—and precious.
But it was hard not to cringe as the precious costar basically gave herself a full-body patdown on camera.
Of course, what I've said tonight matters little if we don't come together to protect our most precious resource – our children.
The East has been known for ages as a "sink of the precious metals."
More than one of these precious volumes were transcribed entirely by her own hand.
You did not hear whether he had any precious stones in his possession?
We should regard and appreciate them as a precious gift of God.
It was filled to the brim with precious stones, most of them removed from their settings.
mid-13c., from Old French precios "precious, costly, honorable, of great worth" (11c., Modern French précieux), from Latin pretiosus "costly, valuable," from pretium "value, worth, price" (see price (n.)). Meaning "over-refined" in English first recorded late 14c. In Johnson's day, it also had a secondary inverted sense of "worthless." Related: Preciously; preciousness.
"beloved or dear person or object," 1706, from precious (adj.).