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used in War and Peace

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good natured and sociable
  • The countess looked at her callers, smiling affably, but not concealing the fact that she would not be distressed if they now rose and took their leave.
    Book One — 1805 (33% in)
  • Alexander was saying something affable to him.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (95% in)
  • But there were no dealers with voices of ingratiating affability inviting customers to enter; there were no hawkers, nor the usual motley crowd of female purchasers—but only soldiers, in uniforms and overcoats though without muskets, entering the Bazaar empty-handed and silently making their way out through its passages with bundles.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (50% in)
  • The governor was a brisk little man, very simple and affable.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (18% in)

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