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genial -- as in: a genial personality
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Pygmalion
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  • THE NOTE TAKER [turning on him genially] And how are all your people down at Selsey?
  • His manner varies from genial bullying when he is in a good humor to stormy petulance when anything goes wrong; but he is so entirely frank and void of malice that he remains likeable even in his least reasonable moments.
  • HIGGINS [a genial afterthought occurring to him] I daresay my mother could find some chap or other who would do very well— LIZA.

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  • She sent a genial messenger with a tough message.
  • a genial host

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