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fatherly

fa·ther·ly

fatherly

 
pronunciation:
fa thr li
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or appropriate to a father.
fatherly advice
synonyms:
paternal, patriarchal
similar words:
ancestral, nurturing, parental
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derivation: fatherliness (n.)