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English adjective: cordial

1. cordial diffusing warmth and friendliness


SamplesAn affable smile.
An amiable gathering.
Cordial relations.
A cordial greeting.
A genial host.


Synonymsaffable, amiable, genial


Similarfriendly


Antonymsunfriendly

2. cordial politely warm and friendly


SamplesA cordial handshake.


Similarwarm


Antonymscool

3. cordial sincerely or intensely felt


SamplesA cordial regard for his visitor's comfort.
A cordial abhorrence of waste.


Similarsincere


Antonymsinsincere


English noun: cordial

1. cordial (food) strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal


Synonymsliqueur


Broader (hypernym)alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant


Narrower (hyponym)absinth, absinthe, amaretto, anisette, anisette de Bordeaux, benedictine, Chartreuse, coffee liqueur, creme de cacao, creme de fraise, creme de menthe, Drambuie, Galliano, kummel, maraschino, maraschino liqueur, orange liqueur, pastis, Pernod, pousse-cafe, ratafee, ratafia, sambuca









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