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  • adv. In a cordial, warm or friendly manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a cordial manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With cordiality; heartily; earnestly; with real feeling or affection.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a hearty manner


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  • I know the Sarpent well -- what I call cordially -- and he will never be a tyrant to any thing he loves, though he will expect to be treated himself like a Mohican Chief.

    The Deerslayer

  • All unite in cordially approving this lady's writings.

    The Mother's Book

  • Leaning down, he called cordially into the darkness, "Oberfeldwebel, do come and have some tea.


  • She murmured Allen's name cordially, leveling her eyes at him smilingly.

    A Hoosier Chronicle

  • It was a maxim with Lyons that it was desirable to remember everyone he met, and he prided himself on his ability to call cordially by name clients or chance acquaintances whom he had not seen for years.

    Unleavened Bread

  • All the characteristics that make von Balthasar's work so distinctive and valuable are to be found here: breadth of vision, loveliness of style, and an intuitive-contemporary passion that allows him to "pray intellectually and think 'cordially'."

    "Conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary"

  • The following words are remarkable: "Mr. Pitt, Mr. Dundas and myself had a long conversation upon this point at Wimbledon; and I am satisfied that, if Mr. Addington had entered into the idea cordially,

    William Pitt and the Great War

  • But at the second she started up and called cordially: "Oh, I'm so glad to see you!

    The Little Colonel's Christmas Vacation

  • "cordially" talk to Datu Unsay Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr., "into submitting himself to investigation."

    Davao Today

  • I cordially invite every American to try this conversation on someone who was raised in a wealthy country outside the US Western Europe, Scandinavia, Japan, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand...

    Howard Steven Friedman: Bloomberg's Gun Show Theatrics


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