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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cor·dial /ˈkɔrʤəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cor·dial /ˈkɔrʤəl/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·dial, n.
 1. Anything that comforts, gladdens, and exhilarates.
    Charms to my sight, and cordials to my mind.   --Dryden.
 2. Med Any invigorating and stimulating preparation; as, a peppermint cordial.
 3. Com. Aromatized and sweetened spirit, used as a beverage; a liqueur.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·dial a.
 1. Proceeding from the heart. [Obs.]
    A rib with cordial spirits warm.   --Milton.
 2. Hearty; sincere; warm; affectionate.
 He . . . with looks of cordial love
 Hung over her enamored.   --Milton.
 3. Tending to revive, cheer, or invigorate; giving strength or spirits.
 Behold this cordial julep here
 That flames and dances in his crystal bounds.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Hearty; sincere; heartfelt; warm; affectionate; cheering; invigorating. See Hearty.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: diffusing warmth and friendliness; "an affable smile"; "an
             amiable gathering"; "cordial relations"; "a cordial
             greeting"; "a genial host" [syn: affable, amiable,
      2: showing warm and heartfelt friendliness; "gave us a cordial
         reception"; "a hearty welcome" [syn: hearty]
      3: sincerely or intensely felt; "a cordial regard for his
         visitor's comfort"; "a cordial abhorrence of waste"; "a
         fervent hope" [syn: fervent]
      n : strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a
          meal [syn: liqueur]