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  • Having made this promise with much affability, he retired and left Kate alone.
  • She is all affability, goodness, sweetness, and beauty.’
  • ’Though at the same time,’ added Miss La Creevy, who was plainly wavering between her good-nature and her interest, ’I have nothing whatever to say against the lady, who is extremely pleasant and affable, though, poor thing, she seems terribly low in her spirits; nor against the young people either, for nicer, or better-behaved young people cannot be.’
  • Nor was Mrs Browdie much behind her husband in this respect, for that young matron, whose rustic beauty contrasted very prettily with the more delicate loveliness of Kate, and without suffering by the contrast either, for each served as it were to set off and decorate the other, could not sufficiently admire the gentle and winning manners of the young lady, or the engaging affability of the elder one.

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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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