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The Winter's Tale
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cordial -- as in: a cordial reception
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The Winter's Tale
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  • Do, Paulina; For this affliction has a taste as sweet As any cordial comfort.
  • …like her medal, hanging About his neck, Bohemia: who—if I Had servants true about me, that bare eyes To see alike mine honour as their profits, Their own particular thrifts,—they would do that Which should undo more doing: ay, and thou, His cupbearer,—whom I from meaner form Have bench’d and rear’d to worship; who mayst see, Plainly as heaven sees earth and earth sees heaven, How I am galled,—mightst bespice a cup, To give mine enemy a lasting wink; Which draught to me were 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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