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amiable
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
friendly and kindly
  • "Very easily said!" remarked Camilla, amiably repressing a sob, while a hitch came into her upper lip, and her tears overflowed.
    Chapter 11 (49% in)
  • It is not possible to know how far the influence of any amiable honest-hearted duty-doing man flies out into the world; but it is very possible to know how it has touched one's self in going by, and I know right well that any good that intermixed itself with my apprenticeship came of plain contented Joe, and not of restlessly aspiring discontented me.
    Chapter 14 (68% in)
  • Mr. Wopsle died amiably at Camberwell, and exceedingly game on Bosworth Field, and in the greatest agonies at Glastonbury.
    Chapter 15 (93% in)
  • He had not a handsome face, but it was better than handsome: being extremely amiable and cheerful.
    Chapter 22 (16% in)
  • Upon which Mrs. Pocket received me with an appearance of amiable dignity.
    Chapter 22 (86% in)
  • Mrs. Pocket instantly showed much amiable emotion, and said, "This is that odious Sophia's doing!"
    Chapter 23 (94% in)
  • When he said, "Who giveth this woman to be married to this man?" the old gentlemen, not in the least knowing what point of the ceremony we had arrived at, stood most amiably beaming at the ten commandments.
    Chapter 55 (85% in)

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