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synonyms for avuncular

  • counseling
  • helping
  • advising
  • consultative
  • consultive
  • recommending
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How to use avuncular in a sentence

There’s a world of difference between Lindell, with his conspiracy theory-fuelled, feverish pleading for those in power to take his claims seriously, and Cuffe’s avuncular small-town sincerity.
THE BIG LIE’S LONG SHADOWKALEIGH ROGERSJANUARY 12, 2022FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Constantine—a lifelong cut-up who loves avuncular humor—dubbed these talks “scuba diving in the mind.”
MEET THE COUPLE WHO JUST SET 5 LONG-DISTANCE HIKING RECORDSAWISEJANUARY 7, 2022OUTSIDE ONLINE
Assuming an avuncular tone, the elder crow apologizes for smacking you on your noggin before going on to explain that it, too, used to work as a reaper.
‘DEATH’S DOOR’: A CLEVER AND FUN ZELDA HOMAGECHRISTOPHER BYRDJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was more of a plea than a poem — the avuncular words of an ordinary Joe.
AMERICA YEARNS FOR AN ERA OF GOOD FEELING. THE INAUGURAL CEREMONY LAUNCHED ONE.PETER MARKSJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For those who, with Mller, suppose Hengest to be brother of Hnf, will have to admit the avuncular difficulty in him also.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
He merely smiled benignly upon Caput in an avuncular fashion.
BY ADVICE OF COUNSELARTHUR TRAIN
The avuncular countenance lighted up: here were fresh woods and pastures new to that ancient shepherd.
HUMOROUS MASTERPIECES FROM AMERICAN LITERATUREVARIOUS
Flora lingering at her avuncular pleasures, she herself went to the closet and took down a dress.
V. V.'S EYESHENRY SYDNOR HARRISON
The time would soon come when the avuncular character would be more difficult to support than that of a rejected absentee.
THE HONOUR OF THE CLINTONSARCHIBALD MARSHALL
I shall not need Terence or Juvenal till we come back, and I'll leave them in the avuncular hands till then.'
LORD KILGOBBINCHARLES LEVER
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WORDS RELATED TO AVUNCULAR

  • advising
  • avuncular
  • consultative
  • consultive
  • counseling
  • helping
  • recommending
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.