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genial
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

3 uses
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Definition
friendly and good-natured
  • He received us in his quietly genial fashion, ordered fresh rashers and eggs, and joined us in a hearty meal.
    Adventure IX — The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb (18% in)
  • Henry Baker, I believe," said he, rising from his armchair and greeting his visitor with the easy air of geniality which he could so readily assume.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (45% in)
  • He seemed quite enthusiastic and rubbed his hands together in the most genial fashion.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (14% in)

There are no more uses of "genial" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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