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- adv. In an affectionate manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. With affection; lovingly; fondly; tenderly; kindly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an affectionate manner; with affection; fondly; tenderly; kindly.
- In a biased manner; in the manner of a partizan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. with affection
affectionate + -ly (Wiktionary)