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amiable
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

6 uses
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Definition
friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • He was still smiling in the most amiable manner.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (76% in)
amiable = friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • He disappeared into his bedroom and returned in a few minutes in the character of an amiable and simple-minded Nonconformist clergyman.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (66% in)
  • The daughter was of a good, amiable disposition, but affectionate and warm-hearted in her ways, so that it was evident that with her fair personal advantages, and her little income, she would not be allowed to remain single long.
    Adventure III — A Case of Identity (84% in)
  • "He seems a very amiable person," said Holmes, laughing.
    Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (47% in)
  • I was driven over by my employer, who was as amiable as ever, and was introduced by him that evening to his wife and the child.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (45% in)
  • His wife is a very tall and strong woman with a sour face, as silent as Mrs. Rucastle and much less amiable.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (50% in)

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