fatherly


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Synonyms for fatherly

like a father

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like or befitting a father or fatherhood

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She was still the desire of his eyes; but the sweet spring of fatherly love was now mingled with bitterness, like everything else.
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The headmaster of a church primary school accused of molesting young girl pupils over an 11-year period yesterday told a court he had been acting in a fatherly way and regarded his students as his "second family".
She stressed the royal contribution embodies the extent of cohesion between the leadership and the citizens, and HM the King's sense of the loyal citizen's needs, praising the fatherly feeling HM the King enjoys and the continuous interest and support provided for the people of this country since he has taken over the reins and the launching of the pioneering reforms.
I do that as a thank you, like a dad would to his daughters, a thank you, a fatherly gesture to a young girl.
FORMER Batman Michael Keaton is taking a fatherly interest in Lindsay Lohan The 53-year-old actor plays the actress' dad in Herbie: Fully Loaded, and admits he treated her like a daughter even when the cameras weren't rolling.
Members of Al-Kamil family and Chairman of the Bahrain Society for Sickle Cell Anaemia Patient Care Zakareya Ebrahim Al Kadhem lauded HRH Premier's fatherly care, reflecting the solid ties bonding all segments of the Bahraini people, and constant keenness on supporting them in all situations.
But for fearless Pierre Thivillon planting the smacker on a gorilla is just a show of fatherly love.
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Ace footie Wayne Rooney had to take a back seat in his fatherly duties because wife Coleen has still not allowed him to change nappies of their ten day old tot, Kai.
But I suspect that your fatherly instinct - stepson or not - will mean you have to visit him.
VERNON KAY is up for the role of Super Dad after taking to his fatherly duties like a duck to water.
Whether this column will adopt a more fatherly tone with the appearance of my firstborn, dispensing sage advice and the literary equivalent of a pat on the head or clip round the ear from now on,I'll leave you to judge.
I myself have had no contact with my own father since I was nine years old and I applaud these men who are prepared to take such action out of fatherly love.
The headmaster of a church primary school accused of molesting young girl pupils over an 11-year period told a court yesterday he had been acting in a fatherly way and regarded his students as his "second family".
Chosen contestants will vie for up to $5,000 in much needed parenting supplies as they set forth to prove their fatherly skills, for what is bound to be a life-long career in assembling toys, cleaning messes and installing safety products.