Sentence with Context:
Venezuela’s president has had the satisfaction of proving them all wrong. Mr. Maduro’s demeanor during broadcasts on state TV these days is one of avuncular calm.
There was no limit to the talents of Clive James. The avuncular Australian was equally at ease presenting prime-time TV shows and penning poetry for literary journals.
Meaning: Kind and friendly towards a younger or less experienced person
Generous, Hospitable, Kind-hearted, Open-handed, Benevolent, Selfless, Good-hearted, Liberal, Big-hearted, Friendly, Nice, Warm, Genuine, Pleasant, Welcoming, Amiable, Gentle
Unkind, Unpleasant, Mean
Mnemonic (Memory Aid): How To Remember?
The word “Av-uncul-ar” should remind you of a kind and good-hearted uncle who takes care of you with all their heart. Remember thus!
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