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cordial
used in The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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Definition
friendly — usually warm and heartfelt, but possibly only polite
  • This was spoken with such an appearance of cordiality, that I had not the least doubt of his meaning what he said.
  • He thank'd me cordially, the information being of importance to him; and from that time he became my friend, greatly to my advantage afterwards on many occasions.
  • Our former differences were forgotten, and our meeting was very cordial and affectionate.
  • My Quincy return'd thanks to the Assembly in a handsome memorial, went home highly pleas'd with the success of his embassy, and ever after bore for me the most cordial and affectionate friendship.

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