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amiable
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • Mrs. Fairfax seemed to think it necessary that some one should be amiable, and she began to talk.
    Chapter 13 (27% in)
  • When thus gentle, Bessie seemed to me the best, prettiest, kindest being in the world; and I wished most intensely that she would always be so pleasant and amiable, and never push me about, or scold, or task me unreasonably, as she was too often wont to do.
    Chapter 4 (20% in)
  • I wonder if she lives alone except this little girl; if so, and if she is in any degree amiable, I shall surely be able to get on with her; I will do my best; it is a pity that doing one's best does not always answer.
    Chapter 11 (10% in)
  • For a handsome and not an unamiable-looking man, he repelled me exceedingly: there was no power in that smooth-skinned face of a full oval shape: no firmness in that aquiline nose and small cherry mouth; there was no thought on the low, even forehead; no command in that blank, brown eye.
    Chapter 18 (65% in)
  • Many showed themselves obliging, and amiable too; and I discovered amongst them not a few examples of natural politeness, and innate self-respect, as well as of excellent capacity, that won both my goodwill and my admiration.
    Chapter 32 (3% in)
  • She had taken an amiable caprice to me.
    Chapter 32 (28% in)

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