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amiable
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Babbitt
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  • As they passed down the hall Gunch demanded amiably, "George, old scout, you were soreheaded about something, here a while back."
  • He was fairly amiable in the conference on the brown suit.
  • Babbitt sought for amiable insults in answer.
  • By the time the guests had come, including the inevitable late couple for whom the others waited with painful amiability, a great gray emptiness had replaced the purple swirling in Babbitt’s head, and he had to force the tumultuous greetings suitable to a host on Floral Heights.
  • Before they went, three of them secretly made appointments with the professional dancing girl, who agreed "Yes, yes, sure, darling" to everything they said, and amiably forgot them.
  • At the drab wooden house in which she lived he said good-night briefly and amiably, but as the taxicab drove off he was praying "Oh, my God!"
  • "Well, then, my dear, since you ask for it—There hasn’t been a time in the last ten years when I haven’t found some nice little girl to comfort me, and as long as you continue your amiability I shall probably continue to deceive you.
  • To Mrs. Babbitt the doctor said with amiable belligerence, after his examination, "Kind of a bad old pain, eh?

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  • She seemed an ideal candidate—attractive, amiable, intelligent and energetic.
  • It was an amiable gathering of old friends.

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