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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FRIENDLIER

The party in power was not friendlier to Art than to the Church of Rome.

Daddy said I was to be friendly and the friendlier I was the easier it would be.

Well-filled stomachs were conducive to friendlier dispositions.

Her friendlier mood was not lost on Canby who was quick to take advantage of it.

Nothing could be friendlier than the relations between these two.

This was perhaps a friendlier moment than she had known for years!

They were on friendlier terms on arriving home than they had been for many years.

"Perhaps that is so," she assented in a friendlier tone than she had hitherto used.

It was friendlier than she had ever been in conversation, yet not so womanly as he had hoped it might be.

And when the cloud passed, Percival would be friendlier and more genial than ever.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English freondlic; see friend (n.) + -ly (1). Related: Friendlily; friendliness.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.