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amiable
used in Anna Karenina

11 uses
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Definition
friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • The conversation began amiably, but just because it was too amiable, it came to a stop again.
    Part Two (14% in)
  • She saw, too, how coldly her father responded at last to Vronsky's bow, and how Vronsky looked with amiable perplexity at her father, as though trying and failing to understand how and why anyone could be hostilely disposed towards him, and she flushed.
    Part One (46% in)
  • The conversation began amiably, but just because it was too amiable, it came to a stop again.
    Part Two (14% in)
  • But in the world, he's the most amiable man I know, and a devoted croquet player.
    Part Three (52% in)
  • The second installment for the forest had been received from the merchant and was not yet exhausted; Dolly had been very amiable and goodhumored of late, and the idea of the dinner pleased Stepan Arkadyevitch from every point of view.
    Part Four (25% in)
  • She blushed with emotion when he came into the room, she could not repress a smile of rapture when he said anything amiable to her.
    Part Five (68% in)
  • And have you had any shooting yet this year?" said Levin to Veslovsky, looking intently at his leg, but speaking with that forced amiability that Kitty knew so well in him, and that was so out of keeping with him.
    Part Six (16% in)
  • "Oh, if you wish, we'll stay here tomorrow," Levin answered, with peculiar amiability.
    Part Six (18% in)
  • But his simplicity, particularly in conjunction with his good looks, his amiable smile, and the grace of his movements, was very attractive.
    Part Six (22% in)
  • They drank, also half in jest, to the health of the new marshal of the province, of the governor, of the bank director, and of "our amiable host."
    Part Six (96% in)
  • No more discussions sprang up; on the contrary, after dinner every one was in the most amiable frame of mind.
    Part Eight (91% in)

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