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In a way that displays fondness or tenderness.‘Tammy embraced the girl and kissed the top of her head affectionately’
- ‘Some of his greatest work was created with his arms draped affectionately over his looming bass as he lost himself in the music.’
- ‘The elephant is the largest vegetarian of all, with a sophisticated social life, loving and affectionately caring for its own.’
- ‘It almost seems as if the university is isolated from the real world—a little bubble we affectionately call home.’
- ‘This series of paintings affectionately evokes the experience of watching movies.’
- ‘She describes the work as warm and satisfying, where she is liked and regarded affectionately by all those who work in the village.’
- ‘He conferences with his sisters, and they decide affectionately to take her into their house to recuperate.’
- ‘Affectionately known in debating circles as the "freak school," the university's Debating Society has managed to attend several tournaments this term.’
- ‘Part of that process is to recognize that the universe, that which we affectionately call Mother Nature, loves us regardless.’
- ‘The father heard their story, pondered the matter, and then looked at them affectionately.’
- ‘He affectionately remembers the late Lon Chaney.’
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