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Friendship and feelings of friendship

bromance

noun

a very close friendship between two men

bromance

noun

the feelings or behaviour of two men who have a very close friendship

friendship

noun

the feeling of being friends with someone or of being with friendly people

love

noun

the feeling of liking and caring for someone such as a member of your family or a close friend

companionship

noun

the relationship you have with a good friend who spends a lot of time with you

fellowship

noun

a feeling of friendship and support between people who do the same work or have the same interests

brotherhood

noun

the friendship and support that a group of people, especially men, get from one another

fraternity

noun

feelings of friendship, trust, and support between people

camaraderie

noun

friendship and trust between people in a group

togetherness

noun

a feeling of friendship and happiness in a close relationship

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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