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Supposedly vs. Supposably


kind, friendly, or sociable, as befits a neighbour
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neighbourliness, (US) neighborliness, noun
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  • But the man aboard the strange yacht was not inclined to be neighbourly.

    The Rival Campers Ruel Perley Smith
  • Sponges, slate-rags, and neighbourly solicitude did what they could.

    Emmy Lou George Madden Martin
  • Her eyes roamed from the neighbourly ceiling over to him and back again.

    The Pace That Kills Edgar Saltus
  • Is it kind, is it neighbourly, to have such a wonder to stay with you and let nobody share?'

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Hector's relations with Aias are far from neighbourly and friendly.

    The World of Homer Andrew Lang
  • It was a day for visiting and neighbourly activity as well as hard work.

    The Wind Before the Dawn Dell H. Munger
  • Finally, a neighbourly feeling of friendly emulation has grown up among its members.

    Another Sheaf John Galsworthy
  • It is as though there were a neighbourly understanding to respect the others' rights.

    The Mason-bees J. Henri Fabre
  • I heard they had come in last night, so I thought it would be only neighbourly to call and see if one could do anything for them.

    Lover or Friend Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • It's said that if we know how to be neighbourly with them, they'd be neighbourly and friendly with us.

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