brotherly

[bruhth-er-lee]
adjective
1.
of, like, or befitting a brother; affectionate and loyal; fraternal: brotherly love.
adverb
2.
as a brother; fraternally.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English; Old English brōthorlīc. See brother, -ly

brotherliness, noun
pseudobrotherly, adverb
quasi-brotherly, adjective
unbrotherliness, noun
unbrotherly, adjective, adverb
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brotherly (ˈbrʌðəlɪ)
 
adj
1.  of, resembling, or suitable to a brother, esp in showing loyalty and affection; fraternal
 
adv
2.  in a brotherly way; fraternally
 
'brotherliness
 
n

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Serbs have always been lucky to be far enough from the brotherly hugs of the bear.
These two actors work wonderfully together, and the film emphasizes the warm, physical side of their brotherly bond.
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