Thesaurus / affectionate

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I miss the affectionate dogs of relatives that make me keep Benadryl at the ready in case one of their licks sets off my older son’s allergies.

It is the most intimate portrait of a man Lee knew only as a quiet, affectionate grandparent, who spoke to her more in gestures than words.

It retains a plentiful sense of the ludicrous in its exploration of class and social norms, though the film is affectionate in the end.

Remote workers on the platform are using 80% more emoji since the onset of Covid-19, and choosing more openly affectionate symbols to bridge the months of separation from their colleagues.

Among these were her two brothers, Bahman and Perviz, who exchanged with her the most affectionate embraces.

You give me affectionate glimpses of the woman God meant you to be some day.

The BondwomanMarah Ellis Ryan

These were most affectionate and also illuminating on national matters.

Priestley in AmericaEdgar F. Smith

For four years they were as faithful, affectionate, and devoted to the young men as any wives in all France.

In a hearty laugh over Hans Roeckle's political knowledge, they wished each other an affectionate good-night, and separated.

But Serge, prudent and discreet, even in the most affectionate moments, led Jeanne to take a more sensible view.

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