Friendly in a sentence

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Definition of Friendly

  • Having the temper and disposition of a friend; disposed to promote the good of another; kind; favorable.
  • Appropriate to, or implying, friendship; befitting friends; amicable.
  • Not hostile; as, a friendly power or state.
  • Promoting the good of any person; favorable; propitious; serviceable; as, a friendly breeze or gale.
  • A friendly person; -- usually applied to natives friendly to foreign settlers or invaders.
  • A member of one's own military forces, or of allied forces.
  • troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces
  • characteristic of or befitting a friend
  • of or belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally
  • easy to understand or use

How to use friendly in a sentence. Friendly pronunciation.

The man turned round, and looked at David, then he jerked his head in a friendly sort of way and motioned towards the sunset.
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The eyes that followed the Prince and the Quaker were not friendly.
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Much he had heard of Nahoum's powerful will, hidden under a genial exterior, and behind his friendly, smiling blue eyes.
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Returning from Alexandria to Cairo in the special train which Kaid had sent for him, David watched the scene with grave and friendly interest.
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There was little or no friendly intercourse; each party staid to itself.
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From that time he had regarded her too as his enemy, and firmly believed that she designedly showed herself most friendly to those who seemed most obnoxious to him, and among these he reckoned Polykarp.
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Petrus had heard nothing but good of Paulus, and yet he measured him now with no friendly eye, for all that wore the aspect of extravagance repelled his temperate and methodical nature.
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Louise had put a restraint upon the wonted friendly intercourse between the Mumfords and their only familiar acquaintances at Sutton.
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After remaining out for some days and nights, with no shelter but such as was afforded by the friendly boughs of large forest trees, and without food, they became nearly famished.
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The following incident is marvelous, as at the time of its occurrence neither party had ever been known to each other: In _New Haven, Conn._, lives a little invalid widow, almost helpless, with no one upon whom to rely for support, and only indebted to friendly acquaintances for a temporary home.
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She was diffident, and maintained a haughty reserve towards the court; but she was said to be affectionate and friendly in private life, and one fact I can assert positively is that she was very affectionate toward the Emperor, and submissive to his will.
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If you're not friendly with her and her sisters, you've been a great hypocrite.
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Horace, who also knew him, offered a friendly greeting; but Samuel Barmby, when the voice caught his ear, regarded this intruder with cold surprise.
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In a few weeks she had resumed friendly intercourse with Mrs. Peachey and her sisters, and spent an occasional evening at their house.
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Nancy responded, and in grave, friendly language, begged him to think of her no more; he must not base the slightest hope upon anything she might have said.
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The man beside her gave Horace a friendly nod.
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Thinking your sister was engaged to marry my nephew, Mr. Lord, I naturally desired to offer her a few friendly attentions.
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I mean it in quite a friendly way; you can trust me; I'm not one of the women that chatter.
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For a month or two after Midsummer the Barmbys had scarcely seen her; now their friendly intercourse was renewed, and Jessica came at least once a week.
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From a house near by sounded a piano; a foolish jingle, but it smote her with a longing for companionship, for friendly, cheerful talk.
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Examples of Friendly

Example #1
Merry faces looked back and nodded, and in a moment they were gone.
Example #2
A group of people were moving towards the exit from the ramparts, and near himself stood a man waving an adieu. "Well, give my love to the girls," said the man cheerily.
Example #3
What Kaid had long foreshadowed seemed at hand: the coming of a European counsellor and confidant.
Example #4
They realised that in the man who had just left the room with Kaid there were characteristics unlike those they had ever met before in Europeans.
Example #5
He had heard also of cruelty-of banishment, and of enemies removed from his path suddenly, never to be seen again; but, on the whole, men spoke with more admiration of him than of any other public servant, Armenian Christian in a Mahommedan country though he was.
Example #6
He, at any rate, had not amassed riches out of his position, and so much could not be said of any other servant of the Prince Pasha.