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affable
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • Lady Catherine was reckoned proud by many people he knew, but he had never seen anything but affability in her.
  • "Yes, ma’am, that he was indeed; and his son will be just like him—just as affable to the poor."
  • She is all affability and condescension, and I doubt not but you will be honoured with some portion of her notice when service is over.
  • I rather expected, from my knowledge of her affability, that it would happen.
  • The subject elevated him to more than usual solemnity of manner, and with a most important aspect he protested that "he had never in his life witnessed such behaviour in a person of rank—such affability and condescension, as he had himself experienced from Lady Catherine.

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  • She’s an affable, never-met-someone-she-didn’t-like kind of woman.
  • He’s an affable guy with a good sense of humor.

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