adverb uk /əˈfek.ʃən.ət.li/ us /əˈfek.ʃən.ət.li/
She smiled affectionately at him.
(Definition of “affectionate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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