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genial -- as in: a genial personality
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • "There will be no difficulty, sir," said the genial frame-maker, beginning, with the aid of his assistant, to unhook the picture from the long brass chains by which it was suspended.
  • CHAPTER III At half-past twelve next day Lord Henry Wotton strolled from Curzon Street over to the Albany to call on his uncle, Lord Fermor, a genial if somewhat rough-mannered old bachelor, whom the outside world called selfish because it derived no particular benefit from him, but who was considered generous by Society as he fed the people who amused him.
  • The sky was bright, and there was a genial warmth in the air.

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

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