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Sport a match played for its own sake, and not as part of a competition, etc.
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He wearied for his beloved Oakland water-front, and when he elected to return to it we separated in all friendliness.
He would sit and talk with a poor man in his cottage, listening to his tales of long ago, with the same ease and friendliness as he would entertain the great in his own beautiful house.
But after all, there is a certain shrill friendliness in their greeting.
Her chin was in the air most of the time, and yet I rather think that she regretted her friendliness with Snider, for I noticed that she avoided him entirely.
Let's introduce ourselves," she said, with the smile that had never yet failed to win confidence and friendliness.
He provoked me at times, indeed, by his evident reluctance to talk to me about his sister, though I did not question the friendliness of his motives in wishing to discourage my remembrance of her.
The friendliness with which he was received at the Glandier may be explained by the fact that he had once rendered Mademoiselle Stangerson a great service by stopping, at the peril of his own life, the runaway horses of her carriage.
There was no longer any pretence of friendliness possible between him and this strange creature.
Sergey Ivanovitch met his brother with the smile of chilly friendliness he always had for everyone, and introducing him to the professor, went on with the conversation.
To-day I am able to regard you with feelings of friendliness.
I may also add that each of the four stories on their appearance in book form was picked out on various grounds as the "best of the lot" by different critics, who reviewed the volume with a warmth of appreciation and understanding, a sympathetic insight and a friendliness of expression for which I cannot be sufficiently grateful.
Pacino, 75 said: "I have access and I have friendliness everywhere I go.