Definition Affectionate

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Definition

affectionate: caring, tender, showing affection, lovingly demonstrative
adjective

affectionately: cordially (end of a letter); dearly, lovingly, tenderly, warmly
adverb

Examples

  • "The bear shot by Warbuckle, affectionately known as "Cinnamon" by the veterinarians supervising its recovery, is in stable condition at the Amarillo Valley Bear Clinic."
  • "Shoshana was captured and caged minutes after the attack, when stunned zoo personnel discovered the tiger standing over Timothy and kissing him affectionately."

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