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Amicable vs. Cordial

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  • Amicable (adjective)

    Showing friendliness or goodwill.

    "They hoped to reach an amicable agreement."

    "He was an amicable fellow with an easy smile."

  • Cordial (adjective)

    Hearty; sincere; warm; affectionate.

  • Cordial (adjective)

    Radiating warmth and friendliness; genial.

  • Cordial (adjective)

    Tending to revive, cheer, or invigorate; giving strength or spirits.

  • Cordial (adjective)

    Proceeding from the heart.

  • Cordial (noun)

    A concentrated noncarbonated soft drink which is diluted with water before drinking.

  • Cordial (noun)

    An individual serving of such a diluted drink.

  • Cordial (noun)

    A pleasant-tasting medicine.

  • Cordial (noun)

    A liqueur prepared using the infusion process.

  • Cordial (noun)

    A maraschino cherries) and syrup or fondant.

  • Cordial (noun)

    Anything that revives or comforts.

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  • Amicable (adjective)

    characterized by friendliness and absence of discord

    "the meeting was relatively amicable"

    "an amicable settlement of the dispute"

  • Cordial (adjective)

    warm and friendly

    "the atmosphere was cordial and relaxed"

  • Cordial (adjective)

    strongly felt

    "I earned his cordial loathing"

  • Cordial (noun)

    a sweet fruit-flavoured drink

    "wine cups and fruit cordials"

    "a tall glass of blackcurrant cordial"

  • Cordial (noun)

    another term for liqueur

  • Cordial (noun)

    a pleasant-tasting medicine.

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Amicable (adjective)

    Friendly; proceeding from, or exhibiting, friendliness; after the manner of friends; peaceable; as, an amicable disposition, or arrangement.

  • Cordial (adjective)

    Proceeding from the heart.

  • Cordial (adjective)

    Hearty; sincere; warm; affectionate.

  • Cordial (adjective)

    Tending to revive, cheer, or invigorate; giving strength or spirits.

  • Cordial (noun)

    Anything that comforts, gladdens, and exhilarates.

  • Cordial (noun)

    Any invigorating and stimulating preparation; as, a peppermint cordial.

  • Cordial (noun)

    Aromatized and sweetened spirit, used as a beverage; a liqueur.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Amicable (adjective)

    characterized by friendship and good will

  • Cordial (noun)

    strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal

  • Cordial (adjective)

    diffusing warmth and friendliness;

    "an affable smile"

    "an amiable gathering"

    "cordial relations"

    "a cordial greeting"

    "a genial host"

  • Cordial (adjective)

    showing warm and heartfelt friendliness;

    "gave us a cordial reception"

    "a hearty welcome"

  • Cordial (adjective)

    sincerely or intensely felt;

    "a cordial regard for his visitor's comfort"

    "a cordial abhorrence of waste"

    "a fervent hope"

Princeton's WordNet

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