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amiable
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • Any other observer might have seen few but unamiable traits, and have given them a far darker colouring.
    Chapter 15 — Hester and Pearl (69% in)
  • There were men, too, of a sturdier texture of mind than his, and endowed with a far greater share of shrewd, hard iron, or granite understanding; which, duly mingled with a fair proportion of doctrinal ingredient, constitutes a highly respectable, efficacious, and unamiable variety of the clerical species.
    Chapter 11 — The Interior of a Heart (34% in)

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