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Definition of Avuncularly
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Literary usage of Avuncularly
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1. Shores of the Mediterranean: With Sketches of Travel by Francis Schroeder (1846)
"... aiding a poor old seaman: both look as if they would never give up any ships, and the Capitol smiles upon them paternally, I should say avuncularly. ..."
2. Hunt's Yachting Magazine (1867)
"By ill luck however the Due do Montpensier was expected with the Compte de Paris to whom he was avuncularly exhibiting the lions of Seville, and scarcely ..."