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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having or displaying warm regard.

Usage examples (34)
  • People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
  • affectionate children
  • And in affectionate mischief he would stay the half-hour through before marshalling his flock back to "The Corner."
  • Every one called the affectionate animal by the nickname of Dub-belt-je ', which means Little Double; because this puss was twice as loving as most cat mothers are. for more
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