brotherly

[ bruhth-er-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF brotherly
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Well, Hugh, I must say that was brotherly of you, after all.

It caressed the maid, in a fashion, thinks I, most brotherly.

There were messages of brotherly interest and solicitude just as in the old days.

He patted her arm with a brotherly gesture, and hurried along.

"Brotherly affection doesn't hurt; this does," was Stuart's declaration.

I might have seen him, and talked with him brotherly, face to face.

I can't explain; it's just the brotherly relation which I can't stand.

The measure of our purity is the measure of our brotherly love.

At times a brotherly band would accompany them during the march of a whole day.

They were naturally a very amiable people among themselves, and lived together on the most brotherly terms.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English broðorlic; see brother + -ly (1).

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