My best friend's father treats me in an avuncular manner.
For many young men, an avuncular man serves as a role model.
Tim was so excited to have an avuncular relationship with his new nephew.
The man living next door tries to be avuncular to all of the neighborhood children.
headmistress of the infants ' school was archetypically maternal; the headmaster of the junior school was avuncular.
jocular, avuncular style.
avuncular man before he became leader of his party.
When things went well he grew expansive, his tone avuncular.
avuncular figure who cared for his charges along lines of regimented routines.
avuncular fashion, and as more of an adult of course.
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