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cordial -- as in: a cordial reception
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Moby Dick
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  • His greatest admirer could not have cordially justified his bringing his harpoon into breakfast with him, and using it there without ceremony; reaching over the table with it, to the imminent jeopardy of many heads, and grappling the beefsteaks towards him.

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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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