cousinly


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like or befitting a cousin

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She had even the high honour to be cousin to Lord Snigsworth--so many times removed that the noble Earl would have had no compunction in removing her one time more and dropping her clean outside the cousinly pale; but cousin for all that.
My twoyear-old Charlotte Diana will be thrilled at cousinly name-sharing.
Our public's blind devotion to aristocratic privilege and an unelected head of state is quite moronic and it is ironic that the excellent The White Queen, the dramatisation of the Wars of the Roses, should depict cousinly war, greed and lack of principle at the time when we now know, in advance, the three heads of state for the next century.
Our public's blind devotion to aristocratic privilege and an unelected head of state is moronic and it is ironic that The White Queen, the dramatisation of the Wars of the Roses, should depict cousinly war, greed and lack of principle at the time when we now know, in advance, the three heads of state for the next century.
We observe him arranging for the slaughter of Macduff's family and smoothly, without the slightest hint of agitation or discomfort, feigning cousinly affection for the defenseless mother and child who will die shortly after he leaves them with kisses and an embrace.