Abramoff clearly has come to cordially despise his old associate Ralph Reed—and repeats story after story intended to damage him.
Lumley was agreeably surprised—he pressed his uncle's hand warmly, and thanked him cordially.
Clif received him cordially, but lost little time in preliminaries.
It was time for the monks to go to complines, and we took leave of each other cordially.
If ever a youth was cordially admired and hated by his comrades, this one was.
His sister greeted him cordially and ushered him into the drawing room.
Captain Cook paid him a visit at his own house, and was cordially received.
"And you are to come and make me a long visit, Annis," Varina said cordially.
"All the way up t' Haa'lem," answered the black man, cordially.
President Thiers cordially shook hands with each one of our party.
late 14c., "of the heart," from Middle French cordial, from Medieval Latin cordialis "of or for the heart," from Latin cor (genitive cordis) "heart" (see heart). Meaning "heartfelt, from the heart" is mid-15c. The noun is late 14c., originally "medicine, food, or drink that stimulates the heart." Related: Cordiality.