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fraternal

/fra·ter·nal/ (frah-ter´n'l)
1. of or pertaining to brothers.
2. of twins; derived from two oocytes.

fraternal

(frə-tûr′nəl)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to brothers: a close fraternal tie.
b. Showing comradeship; brotherly.
2. Biology Of, relating to, or being a twin developed from two separately fertilized ova; dizygotic.

fra·ter′nal·ism n.
fra·ter′nal·ly adv.
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In the 1950s their views were often seen as complementary, a fact Wilson comically acknowledged in a letter to Trilling, signing off, "Yours fraternally in whatever it is that you and I are always supposed to represent.
THERE has been a new outbreak of Labour's fraternally deadly relations on Tyneside.
If in the world of poetry everything is fraternally joined, in the world itself much comes violently apart.
She also provides a neat context for her efforts in a brief, informative preface, and while the interview "Saying and Singing: Julio Cortazar and Saul Yurkievich" (conducted by Pierre Lartigue) is interesting for the fraternally different approach of the two writers, it incongruously seems at times stiff and formal in English.
with tears in their eyes, with an embrace fraternally opened up by human
Recalling the lethal terror groups of the 1980s and "elevating himself to the stature of military forces", the protagonist publicly demands 'partisans' and fraternally salutes the Lebanese army.
where he fraternally intimidated Frankie Five Angels into recanting his testimony before the Senate, he immediately begins plotting to kill both his big brother Fredo and their father's old friend Hyman Roth.
It is my sense, finally, that if Weitzmann opts to follow fraternally, filially, in Doubrovsky's autofictional footsteps, to 'perform' in Doubrovskian vein, this is more probably a function of his (unwilling) seduction by Doubrovsky's autofictional, avant-gardist writing strategy.
But, of course, he said this fraternally enough to Cunninghame Graham, his dear friend.
Young reads Tech comm, he is in a fraternally allied field, keeping our darkest secrets safe.
Playing Othello, he says, allowed him to get in touch with that part of himself that was "predisposed to the temperament and pace around me [in Marakesh]: the fraternally sensual embraces of the men; the young women emerging from purdah, vulnerable, beautiful, and still startled; the sipping of mint tea .
Mexico respectfully and fraternally invites all the OAS member nations to participate in this high-level session that will take place in June of 1998," he concluded.