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  • noun The state or quality of being comradely.

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  • noun the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability


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  • Instead, she amazed him with her simplicity and wholesomeness, with her great store of comradeliness.

    Chapter XV

  • After that, while the audience clapped and stamped its approval and delight of the dog Caruso, Jacob Henderson would appear on the stage, bowing and smiling in stereotyped gladness and gratefulness, rest his right hand on Michael's shoulders with a play-acted assumption of comradeliness, whereupon both Henderson and Michael would bow ere the final curtain went down.


  • Did her frank comradeliness with Grandison token merely frank comradeliness and childhood contacts continued and recrudesced into adult years? or did it hide, in woman's subtler and more secretive ways, a beat of heart and return of feeling that might even out-balance what Sonny's face advertised?


  • All it seems to do is attack Hilary Benn's rivals - all in name of comradeliness naturally.

    Labour Deputy Leadership Campaign About to Ignite?

  • A little bluster and a few threats, mixed with a little sympathy and comradeliness.

    The Cardinal of the Kremlin

  • In a gesture of comradeliness, he even got one for his driver.

    The Cardinal of the Kremlin

  • There was an odd comradeliness about all their movements, as though they were equals engaged op a task they had performed together times out of mind.

    The Quiet American

  • At this, her eyes lifted up to his in surprise, and she saw his forefinger raised vertically against his pursed lips, beneath cautiously furrowed masculine eyebrows, the universal gesture for silence and secret comradeliness.

    Si'Wren of the Patriarchs

  • For Hornblower there was not merely the passive pleasure of a fortnight's picnic, but there was the far more active one of the comradeliness of it all.

    Flying Colours

  • There was a little comfort in that thought as she fell asleep: it gave her a sense of comradeliness that anyone so eminently sane as Wordsworth should have had "blank misgivings."



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