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motherly

adjective

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  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a mother she showed a sweet motherly tenderness toward the tiny kitten she was taking care of Synonyms maternal, mother Related Words parental; female, feminine, womanish, womanlike, womanly; matriarchal, matronly; caring, giving, nurturing


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