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synonyms for fraternal

  • congenial
  • friendly
  • intimate
  • kind

antonyms for fraternal

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  • incompatible
  • unfriendly
  • sisterly
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How to use fraternal in a sentence

Boys’ lodges and fraternal bodies such as the Boy Scouts began to crop up, aimed at preventing “feminization” of young boys.
EMPIRES AND ‘EFFEMINATE MEN.’ AFTER BRITAIN AND AMERICA, IT’S CHINA’S TURN TO WORRY ABOUT MASCULINITYDEBASISH ROY CHOWDHURYSEPTEMBER 10, 2021TIME
They have structures of fraternal bonding, they have the organizational social elements that are very similar to the armed forces—and they’re built that way deliberately.
INSIDE ONE COMBAT VET'S JOURNEY FROM DEFENDING HIS COUNTRY TO STORMING THE CAPITOLW.J. HENNIGAN/WASHINGTONJULY 9, 2021TIME
Banquet halls, concert venues and social and fraternal clubs will remain limited to 50 percent maximum capacity.
MARYLAND LIFTING CAPACITY RESTRICTIONS ON RESTAURANTS, ENTERTAINMENT VENUESOVETTA WIGGINS, REBECCA TAN, RACHEL CHASONMAY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Craft, as members call it, was based on a fraternal bond created by ritual and symbol.
WHAT THE FREEMASONS TAUGHT THE WORLD ABOUT THE POWER OF SECRECYJOHN DICKIEAUGUST 13, 2020TIME
Suddenly both cheeks were painted black by a too fraternal hand, and then a man tried to kiss her.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
His words had been more fraternal than lover-like; but she had lost their exact sense in the caressing warmth of his voice.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
Dear Mother, by thy heart pierced through, obtain for me the virtue of fraternal charity and the gift of understanding.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
His manner of greeting the family and friends was so expressive of fraternal sympathy that one felt it a privilege to witness it.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
This model of fraternal affection rode off with the mule lest it should get stolen, and left his brother in the snow till morning!
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
He then laid on the table his episcopal decorations, and received a fraternal embrace from the president of the convention.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FRATERNAL

  • affectionate
  • altruistic
  • amicable
  • benevolent
  • charitable
  • compassionate
  • comprehending
  • comradely
  • cordial
  • disinterested
  • forgiving
  • fraternal
  • generous
  • humane
  • intimate
  • kindly
  • neighborly
  • personal
  • philanthropic
  • selfless
  • solicitous
  • sympathetic
  • tender
  • understanding
  • familial
  • fraternal
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