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unbelligerent

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agreeable, amiable, amicable, civil, compatible, congenial, cordial, friendly, genial, inoffensive.
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Correct spelling:
figuratively
Definition:
In a sense different from the usual sense.

Synonyms:

adverb
all
figuratively.
Examples of usage:
  1. General Temple had begun, figuratively speaking, to shake hands across the bloody chasm from the moment he started from Barn Elms. – Throckmorton by Molly Elliot Seawell
  2. Figuratively she removed her shoes from off her feet, for she felt that it was holy ground. – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  3. My f- friend must have s- spoken f- figuratively. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  4. Slowly they gathered themselves up from their pine bushes, and shook themselves; literally and figuratively, I might say. – Pine Needles by Susan Bogert Warner
  5. Thereupon the major pitched his tents, figuratively speaking, and became, for the time being, a part and parcel of the innocence that characterized Hillsborough. – Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches by Joel Chandler Harris

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