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Synonyms for fatherlike

like a father

Synonyms for fatherlike

like or befitting a father or fatherhood


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He was widely credited as one of the early pioneers of the country's nuclear weapons development where he, along with his mentor and fatherlike teacher, Dr.
Peacefully on 25th March 2011, aged 62 years, Grahame Lee, dearly loved brother of Iris, brotherinlaw of Bob, uncle to Helen and Patrick, fatherlike uncle of James and Annee, also a brotherlike cousin.
In contrast, German missionaries prided themselves on their closeness to the people, often described as paternalism, or fatherlike relationship between the missionary and the people.
My fatherlike many American Jews, an avid amateur Italophileloves to point out that, despite being Germany's first and arguably most important ally during World War Two, Fascist Italy did not go along with Hitler's anti-Jewish policy, and not a single Italian Jew was shipped off to bad places until after the Germans essentially took over in 1943.