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The House of Mirth
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amicable
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The House of Mirth
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  • "It wasn’t meant to be disagreeable," he returned amicably.
  • Judy received her amicably.
  • But at least they had parted amicably, and he was out of the house without meeting Selden—Selden, whose continued absence now smote her with a new alarm.
  • The reaction caused her a sharp pang, but after a passing movement of irritation at the clumsiness of fate, and at her own carelessness in not denying the door to all but Selden, she controlled herself and greeted Rosedale amicably.
  • Since she could not marry him, it would be kinder to him, as well as easier for herself, to write a line amicably evading his request to see her: he was not the man to mistake such a hint, and when next they met it would be on their usual friendly footing.

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  • It was an amicable divorce.
  • The two countries have a productive and amicable relationship.

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