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genial -- as in: a genial personality
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  • He was such a genial and sympathetic salesman; he gave them cigars and told G. U. stories and explained what prosperous doctors they were all going to be.
  • They bought the skeleton gratefully, on the installment plan…… Later the salesman was less genial.
  • They heard Dr. Carr, to the pale admiration of the school-bound assistant professors, boom genially of working with Schmiedeberg in Germany on the isolation of dihydroxypentamethylendiamin, of the possibilities of chemotherapy, of the immediate cure of sleeping sickness, of the era of scientific healing.

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

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