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 for brotherly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brotherly \Broth"er*ly\, a.
     Of or pertaining to brothers; such as is natural for
     brothers; becoming to brothers; kind; affectionate; as,
     brotherly love.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: Fraternal; kind; affectionate; tender.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brotherly \Broth"er*ly\, adv.
     Like a brother; affectionately; kindly. "I speak but
     brotherly of him." --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  brotherly
      adv 1: (archaic as adverb) in a brotherly manner
      adj 1: like or characteristic of or befitting a brother;
             "brotherly feelings"; "close fraternal ties" [syn:
             brotherly, brotherlike, fraternal] [ant:
             sisterlike, sisterly, sororal]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "brotherly":
     Christian, Christlike, Christly, affectionate, agreeable, amiable,
     amicable, benign, benignant, compassionate, congenial, cordial,
     decent, devoted, favorable, fraternal, friendlike, friendly, good,
     gracious, harmonious, human, humane, kind, kindhearted, kindly,
     kindly-disposed, loving, loyal, neighborlike, neighborly, nice,
     peaceable, pleasant, simpatico, sisterly, sociable, softhearted,
     sympathetic, sympathique, sympathizing, tender, tenderhearted,
     unhostile, warm, warmhearted, well-affected, well-disposed,
     well-intentioned, well-meaning, well-meant
  
  

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