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cordial -- as in: a cordial reception
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The Great Gatsby
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  • Welcome or not, I found it necessary to attach myself to some one before I should begin to address cordial remarks to the passers-by.
  • In the main hall a bar with a real brass rail was set up, and stocked with gins and liquors and with cordials so long forgotten that most of his female guests were too young to know one from another.
  • Mr. Sloane didn’t enter into the conversation, but lounged back haughtily in his chair; the woman said nothing either — until unexpectedly, after two highballs, she became cordial.

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  • The countries share a long border and have cordial relations.
  • We had a cordial exchange of ideas.

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