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protectively : Related Words Words similar in meaning to protectively
- noun a feeling of concern for the welfare of someone (especially someone defenseless)
- adjective intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
- a protective covering
- the use of protective masks and equipment
- protective coatings
- kept the drunken sailor in protective custody
- animals with protective coloring
- protective tariffs
- adjective satellite showing care
- a protective mother
- noun warm compassionate feelings
- noun a feeling of protective affection
- noun the quality of providing protection
- statistical evidence for the protectiveness of vaccination
- adverb in a protective manner
- he bent protectively over the woman
- noun a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
- noun a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
- the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness
- after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on
- adjective satellite given to or marked by sentiment or sentimentality
- adjective satellite effusively or insincerely emotional
schmalzy; bathetic; mushy; soppy; kitschy; hokey; slushy; soupy; maudlin; schmaltzy; mawkish; drippy.
- a bathetic novel
- maudlin expressions of sympathy
- mushy effusiveness
- a schmaltzy song
- sentimental soap operas
- slushy poetry
- noun something that can be used as an official medium of payment
legal tender; stamp.
- noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
- verb soften, make mellow
- Age and experience mellowed him over the years
- verb become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial
mellow out; melt.
- With age, he mellowed
- adjective yielding readily to pressure or weight
- adjective compassionate and kind; conciliatory
- he was soft on his children
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