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genial
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
friendly and good-natured
  • It was a boy asleep, and Maggie trotted along faster and more lightly, lest she should wake him; it did not occur to her that he was one of her friends the gypsies, who in all probability would have very genial manners.
    1.11 -- Book 1 Chapter 11 -- Maggie Tries to Run away from Her Shadow (28% in)
  • So, not to be at a deficiency, in case of his finding genial companions, he had taken care to carry with him a small box of percussion-caps; not that there was anything particular to be done with them, but they would serve to impress strange boys with a sense of his familiarity with guns.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Tom's "First Half" (5% in)

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