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comradely

[kom-rad-lee, -rid-] /ˈkɒm ræd li, -rɪd-/
adjective
1.
of, like, or befitting a comrade:
a comradely pat on the shoulder.
Origin of comradely
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; comrade + -ly
Related forms
comradeliness, noun
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  • And then the impulsive Phyllis put a comradely arm about her shoulder.

    The Dragon's Secret Augusta Huiell Seaman
  • But the instant he recovers, the duke seizes him in comradely embrace.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony William Stearns Davis
  • Even outside her little corner they greeted her with a comradely smile.

    The Crimson Thread

    Roy J. Snell
  • They were escorted to the steamers, and the workers saw them off with a comradely "Hurrah!"

    Pelle the Conqueror, Complete Martin Anderson Nexo
  • For at least five days Brinnaria kept up her effort to be comradely with Meffia.

    The Unwilling Vestal Edward Lucas White
  • She prodded him off the bale, linking a comradely arm within his.

    Mountain Clement Wood
  • They multiply each other and they rejoice in their comradely kinship.

    Labor and Freedom Eugene V. Debs
  • You felt his superiority even when he was most comradely with you.

    The Blazed Trail Stewart Edward White
  • The most comradely of men, nothing galled him like having to be sociable.

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