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cordial -- as in: a cordial reception
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • And as it was tyranny in any government to require the first, so it was weakness not to enforce the second: for a man may be allowed to keep poisons in his closet, but not to vend them about for cordials.
  • But the captain, Mr. Thomas Wilcocks, an honest worthy Shropshire man, observing I was ready to faint, took me into his cabin, gave me a cordial to comfort me, and made me turn in upon his own bed, advising me to take a little rest, of which I had great need.

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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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