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cordial -- as in: a cordial reception
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War and Peace
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  • But now that Kutuzov had spoken to the gentleman ranker, he addressed him with the cordiality of an old friend.
  • And Princess Mary tried, but could not manage, to be cordial to her new guest.
  • And when after Pierre’s departure Helene returned to Petersburg, she was received by all her acquaintances not only cordially, but even with a shade of deference due to her misfortune.
  • When she heard of his arrival she almost ran into the drawing room, flushed and beaming with a more than cordial smile.
  • With hospitable dignity and cordiality in her glance and in every motion, she looked at the visitors and, with a pleasant smile, bowed respectfully.
  • She and all the Rostov family welcomed him as an old friend, simply and cordially.
  • "We won’t speak of it any more, my dear," said Pierre, and his gentle, cordial tone suddenly seemed very strange to Natasha.
  • The princess, looking excited and nervous, her face flushed in patches, ran in to meet the visitors, treading heavily, and vainly trying to appear cordial and at ease.
  • Natasha’s unwontedly brilliant eyes, continually glancing at him with a more than cordial look, had reduced him to this condition.
  • Nicholas, though he had never seen Ilagin, with his usual absence of moderation in judgment, hated him cordially from reports of his arbitrariness and violence, and regarded him as his bitterest foe.
  • The reforming party cordially welcomed and courted him, in the first place because he was reputed to be clever and very well read, and secondly because by liberating his serfs he had obtained the reputation of being a liberal.
  • Pierre did not answer, but looked cordially into the Frenchman’s eyes whose expression of sympathy was pleasing to him.
  • Nicholas felt this, it seemed to him that everyone regarded the Italian in the same light, and he treated him cordially though with dignity and restraint.
  • Well, what is Paris saying?" he asked, suddenly changing his former stern expression for a most cordial tone.
  • Went away yesterday at vespertime," said Mavra Kuzminichna cordially.
  • "Walk him up and down, my dear fellow," he continued, with that gay brotherly cordiality which goodhearted young people show to everyone when they are happy.

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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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