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Darling; sweetheart.‘how's it going, cariad?’
- ‘I never refer to them as ‘the kids’ or ‘my babies’ and although I do use pet names such as honey, babes, cariad and chickpea, I do the same with the humans in my life.’
- ‘He shot her a smirk from over his shoulder as he fiddled with the gas knob, ‘And I believe I told you, cariad, that that was an option unavailable to you.’’
- ‘‘Hello cariad,’ he said to his daughter, ‘your mother has just been praying for you.’’
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