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  • as inkindly
  • as inlovingly
  • as insympathetically
  • as intenderly
  • as inwarmly
  • as indearly

synonyms for affectionately

  • delicately
  • generously
  • genially
  • graciously
  • helpfully
  • politely
  • sympathetically
  • tenderly
  • thoughtfully
  • agreeably
  • benevolently
  • benignly
  • carefully
  • charitably
  • compassionately
  • considerately
  • cordially
  • courteously
  • good-naturedly
  • heedfully
  • humanely
  • solicitously
  • tolerantly
  • understandingly
  • well
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antonyms for affectionately

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  • inconsiderately
  • unkindly
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          Life for Samantha, or “Sam” as she is affectionately known, was fairly ordinary until 2013.
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          Since then he’s roamed widely in what he affectionately calls the Yellow Submarine.
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          For some, that translates to relationships that accelerate way too fast, an experience affectionately dubbed “apocalypsing.”
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          “Today, the whole world shall know his name,” stated one trending post praising Gill, which went on to use an offensive term for people with developmental disorders that forum users affectionately call themselves.
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          Boston, affectionately nicknamed “Beantown” is one of the nation’s oldest, and most historic cities.
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          Here the speaker, putting her hand before her mouth, coughed again, and looked affectionately at the elder Mr. Weller.
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          The mistress of the house affectionately inquired if she felt equal to a short conversation.
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          He inclosed a check to his mother, and hoped she would affectionately remember him to all his friends.
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          Then they felt strengthened in prayer, and smiling affectionately at each other, would depart to their homes, greatly comforted.
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          No, said the old lady; I will tell her that, and pressing her sons hand affectionately, she hastened from the room.
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          WORDS RELATED TO AFFECTIONATELY

          • affectionately
          • devotedly
          • fondly
          • tenderly
          • yearningly
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