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Memorize and Learn the Usage of the Word: Avuncular

Avuncular (Adjective)

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.

Source: www.economist.com

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.

Source: www.warringtonguardian.co.uk

Meaning: Kind and friendly towards a younger or less experienced person

Synonyms

Generous, Hospitable, Kind-hearted, Open-handed, Benevolent, Selfless, Good-hearted, Liberal, Big-hearted, Friendly, Nice, Warm, Genuine, Pleasant, Welcoming, Amiable, Gentle

Antonyms

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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