Part of speech:
Related through one's mother:
Feeling or displaying strong affection or attachment; ardent:
Acting or working in a thoughtful, painstaking way
(Archaic) Not sleeping; awake.
(Archaic) Loving; affectionate
Predominantly red or yellow in tone:
Considerate or kindly in disposition; amiable and tender.
Relating to, expressing, feeling, or resulting from sympathy:
Adapted or intended to afford protection.
in a maternal manner; as a mother
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