Definition: warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
Definition: warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
Sentences Containing 'cordial'
Mr. Darcy walked off; and Elizabeth remained with no very cordial feelings toward him.
But my feelings are not only cordial towards him; they are even impartial towards Miss King.
Their reception from Mr. Bennet, to whom they then turned, was not quite so cordial.
said Dantes, and without relinquishing Mercedes hand clasped in one of his own, he extended the other to the Catalan with a cordial air.
Our former differences were forgotten, and our meeting was very cordial and affectionate.
In short, the Judge made his entrance in a state of bewilderment, as well with what he saw as what he heard, and the fair ladies of the inn gave the fair damsel a cordial welcome.
We shook hands in a very cordial way; and I laughed and laughed, until I pulled out my pocket-handkerchief and wiped my eyes.
As when I saw my little darling looking up so naturally to those cordial eyes.
Without saying a word, she walked up with a cordial face, shook hands with him, and patted him on the arm.
It was not long, before I had almost as many friends in the valley as in Yarmouth: and when I left it, before the winter set in, for Geneva, and came back in the spring, their cordial greetings had a homely sound to me, although they were not conveyed in English words.
'And every little thing that has reminded me of my brother,' said Agnes, with her cordial eyes turned cheerfully upon me, 'has been a welcome companion.
When I read to Agnes what I wrote; when I saw her listening face; moved her to smiles or tears; and heard her cordial voice so earnest on the shadowy events of that imaginative world in which I lived; I thought what a fate mine might have been--but only thought so, as I had thought after I was married to Dora, what I could have wished my wife to be.
But the captain, Mr. Thomas Wilcocks, an honest worthy Shropshire man, observing I was ready to faint, took me into his cabin, gave me a cordial to comfort me, and made me turn in upon his own bed, advising me to take a little rest, of which I had great need.
Relations between FR and the WHHR are becoming far more cordial after the WHHR AGM in 2010 and a trial WHHR train ran to Hafod y Llyn in 2011; the locomotive Gelert ran to Beddgelert.
Because he married a princess, he looked down at his brother Yuwen Zhiji, but appeared to have a cordial relationship with Yuwen Huaji.
Within a month of Choe's return to Korea, the Joseon court under King Seongjong (r. 1469–1494) sent an embassy to the Ming court of China in a gesture of thanks for the Ming court's cordial treatment of Choe and his crew and providing safe travel for them.
A fallout between Parliament and the Army ended Vane's cordial relationship with Cromwell, whose role as Lord Protector began in 1653.
Relations between the two brothers, although cordial, were never warm.
The cordial relations developed between Ottomans and Germans during three years of war in the Sinai and Palestine were, however, seriously undermined in May 1918 when Enver Pasha violated the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk and aggressively expanded the Ottoman presence in Georgia.
The Church has a cordial relationship with the neighbouring Roman Catholic parish, and the two have cooperated on such events as Parish Pilgrimages and Women's World Day of Prayer.
We were cordial while making "Lovebubble", but the camaradarie was gone.
"You can't make magic with four cordial people", stated Ted Ottaviano in a 2009 interview.
In return the recipients of this entertainment give the performers food and drink, (usually fruit and cordial) and enact the “nau te”, an unceremonious tradition of sprinkling performers (in all Rotuman social environments) with perfume or talcum powder.
He met with President Raul Castro, saying afterward that bilateral relations are “"cordial, continuing and on the rise."” ”The visit of (Archbishop) Mamberti also showed the favorable development of relations between the state and the Catholic Church in Cuba,“ the government's note said.
He thereafter maintained cordial relations with the Lahore Darbar.
He was one of few officials who had cordial relations with both Yan Song and Xu Jie, the leaders of the respective factions, but eventually assisted Xu in overthrowing Yan Song.
The institution also focused on providing better benefits for the policemen and their families; and a particular effort to restore the trust of the community for the police force, emphasizing preventing crime, educating the population and the policemen on cordial relationships, neighborhood watch, cooperation, and community development.
Gabrielle's marriage was cordial, if not successful; in other words, it was typical of aristocratic arranged marriages.
Interviewed on Andrew Denton's "Enough Rope" show in 2003, he said that Raspberry Cordial "broke down the wall that Eminem's been able to walk through."
Relations between the two countries were normalised as the nineteenth century progressed and they have remained cordial apart from a brief dispute over the Muller Island territory in 1937.
Maslin and Imriel dislike each other, and they must struggle to remain cordial to one other and not get into a fight.
The mainly Pashtun tribes that inhabit the areas are semi-autonomous and until the fall of the Taliban in neighbouring Afghanistan, the tribes had cordial relations with Pakistan's government.
The general election was cordial, since both men knew that Synar would not return to Washington regardless of the outcome.
Greeting is an act of communication in which human beings (as well as other animals) "intentionally" make their presence known to each other, to show attention to, and to suggest a type of relationship (usually cordial) or social status (formal or informal) between individuals or groups of people coming in contact with each other.
The growth for the Ceylon Armed Forces were slow due to lack of foreign threat, since Ceylon maintained cordial relations with its neighbor India and had a defence treaty with Britain.
When the Kings use courtesy and music to guide the people they become harmonious and cordial. When the Kings clarify good and evil the people know what is forbidden.
In spite of a lingering edginess, the two grow more cordial toward each other.
In 1872 they built the South Australian Cordial Factory on the north side of Waymouth Street where, under Stephen Bickford (about whom little is known), a range of cordials was manufactured, principally limejuice cordial, raspberry vinegar and raspberry balm, but peppermint, cloves, lemon, sarsaparilla, orange bitters, stomach bitters, Canadian bitters and quinine wine were also produced.
In 1876 the factory was expanded and became the South Australian Cordial and Aerated Water Factory with Mons.
Reginald Bickford (26 January 1880 – 20 November 1948) a younger son of William (jr.), was in charge of the Cordial and Aerated Waters factory for many years, succeeding one Stephen Bickford, about whom little is known but was not of the immediate family.
In 1914 the manufacturing laboratory was transferred to Waymouth Street alongside the cordial factory.
In 1874, following the foundation of the South Australian Cordial and Aerated Water Factory and laboratories on Waymouth Street, the company began producing premium cordials and aerated drinks.
Before long these quality products, including the now famous Bickford's Lime Cordial, gained international award recognition for their superiority.
In 1987 FGB sold Bickford's Lime Juice Cordial and Coffee Essence, together with the business name A.M. Bickford Sons.
In 1991 the company extended the premium cordial range to include blackcurrant syrup and other new flavours, and throughout the 1990s further expanded the range with "old style sodas", fruit juice flavoured mineral water, bottled water and other products.
In 2005, the cordial and soft drink related parts of the company, now called "Bickford's Australia", moved into "a new state of the art manufacturing facility" in Salisbury, South Australia.
In 2006, Bickfords lime juice cordial was recognised by the National Trust of South Australia as a Heritage Icon.
He also wrote books about Christian spirituality and prayer, some together with Mother Teresa with whom he shared a cordial friendship.
She was revived by having hot cordial poured down her throat, having her limbs and extremities rubbed, being bled, having heating plasters applied and having a "heating odoriferous Clyster to be cast up in her body, to give heat and warmth to her bowels".
Actually the Government is sold out to the Birlas" Despite his rivalry between the Congress Leaders, he maintained a cordial relationship with prominent leaders such as Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi.
More Vocab Wordsoverweening - arrogant; presumptuous
enact - make (a bill) into law
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
supple - flexible; limber; pliant
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
mollify - soothe an angry person