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cor·dial

(kōr'jŭl),
A sweet aromatic liquor.
[Mediev. L. cordialis, fr. cor (cord-), heart]
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If the stranger had any doubts about his reception, they were set at rest in a minute by the cordial welcome he received.
There then ensued between the physician and the archdeacon one of those congratulatory prologues which, in accordance with custom, at that epoch preceded all conversations between learned men, and which did not prevent them from detesting each other in the most cordial manner in the world.
There were not a few Southern men and women on board, and they were as cordial as those from other parts of the country.
When she heard of his arrival she almost ran into the drawing room, flushed and beaming with a more than cordial smile.
Vincy with her pink cheeks and pink ribbons flying was actually administering a cordial to their own brother, and the light-complexioned Fred, his short hair curling as might be expected in a gambler's, was lolling at his ease in a large chair.
Hicking heartened me like a cordial, for I saw in them at once the engine and decoy by which David should procure his outfit.
The little lith e man, with his bright, restless eyes, and his long iron-gray hair falling in curls to his shoulders, his airy step and his cordial manner; his uncertain age, his innumerable accomplishments, and his unbounded popularity--is he not familiar everywhere, and welcome everywhere?
Just then Polychrome danced in, and Ozma rose to greet the Rainbow's Daughter in her sweetest and most cordial manner.
Thinking it might possibly be in the enjoyment of the elective franchise, he gave it a cordial and earnest grasp.
He would not let her get up to dinner, but fed her himself, and then forgot his own while he sat watching her fall into a drowse, for Aunt Plenty's cordial made her sleepy.
But there's a bottle half full of raspberry cordial that was left over from the church social the other night.
But no crying, or talking, or hoping, or fearing, could keep off the dreaded Saturday afternoon, or Newman Noggs either; who, punctual to his time, limped up to the door, and breathed a whiff of cordial gin through the keyhole, exactly as such of the church clocks in the neighbourhood as agreed among themselves about the time, struck five.