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1‘she lived in a cosy country cottage’
snug, comfortable, warm, restful, homelike, homey, homely, cheerful, welcoming, pleasant, agreeable
safe, sheltered, secure, at ease, mellow
North American down-home, homestyle
informal comfy, snuggly
2‘she had a cosy chat with an old school friend’
intimate, relaxed, informal, friendly
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