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affable
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Jane Eyre
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  • I went up to her, and was received with an affable kiss and shake of the hand.
  • The enigma then was explained: this affable and kind little widow was no great dame; but a dependant like myself.
  • During this interval, even Adele was seldom sent for to his presence, and all my acquaintance with him was confined to an occasional rencontre in the hall, on the stairs, or in the gallery, when he would sometimes pass me haughtily and coldly, just acknowledging my presence by a distant nod or a cool glance, and sometimes bow and smile with gentlemanlike affability.
  • Her father was affable; and when he entered into conversation with me after tea, he expressed in strong terms his approbation of what I had done in Morton school, and said he only feared, from what he saw and heard, I was too good for the place, and would soon quit it for one more suitable.

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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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