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  • as inamative
  • as insisterhood

synonyms for sisterly

  • amatory
  • amorous
  • anacreontic
  • ardent
  • brotherly
  • doting
  • enamored
  • erotic
  • fervent
  • fervid
  • impassioned
  • indulgent
  • loving
  • overindulgent
  • tender
  • warm
  • sorority
  • unity
  • sodality
  • friendship
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How to use sisterly in a sentence

I am sure youre a sight, she commented, with sisterly frankness; all doubled up and your forehead screwed into knots.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
She seemed this morning so kind and thoughtful and so sisterly in her conversation and so ready to assist in getting dinner.
A CALIFORNIA GIRLEDWARD ELDRIDGE
It doesn't sound too sisterly a thing to me to forsake the young priestess if there is no jewel in it for her.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
Imagining a fall down some suddenly spied chasm of her nature, she had a sisterly feeling for the women named sinful.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
But, somehow, he wanted to feel that sisterly grip of her hand and look down into those encouraging gray eyes.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Cora stood foremost among the prisoners, entwining her arms in those of Alice, in the tenderness of sisterly love.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
All best regards to Mr. Congreve and tenderest sisterly love to yourself.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
And both laughed merrily, joking each other affectionately, in the brotherly and sisterly way that delighted them.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL. 2ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
Her voice, for the first time for many a day, had a sisterly note in it that took Bertha by surprise.
THE LATER LIFELOUIS COUPERUS
A noble sisterly affection is in Wilhelmina; shrill Pythian vehemence trying the impossible.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVIII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
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WORDS RELATED TO SISTERLY

  • amatory
  • amorous
  • anacreontic
  • ardent
  • brotherly
  • doting
  • enamored
  • erotic
  • fervent
  • fervid
  • impassioned
  • indulgent
  • loving
  • overindulgent
  • sisterly
  • tender
  • warm
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