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affable
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Babbitt
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  • She was affable to-night.
  • As the conductor went on his affable way, huge watch-chain jingling against his blue chest, Babbitt and Ted gravely considered colleges.
  • He was the more affable on the surface as secretly he became more apprehensive, felt more hollow.
  • He coaxed her with large booming sounds, with affable smiles, like a popular preacher blessing an Easter congregation, like a humorous lecturer completing his stint of eloquence, like all perpetrators of masculine wiles.
  • Very affably: "Gosh, we must try to keep down expenses this year."
  • He had four copies of the paper typed in black with a gorgeous red title, had them bound in pale blue manilla, and affably presented one to old Ira Runyon, the managing editor of the Advocate-Times, who said yes, indeed yes, he was very glad to have it, and he certainly would read it all through—as soon as he could find time.

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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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