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amiable
used in A Streetcar Named Desire

3 uses
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Definition
friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • Then he speaks slowly and with false amiability.
    3.8 — Act 3 Scene 8 (72% in)
amiability = friendliness
  • Stanley [grinning amiably]: The baby won't come before morning so they told me to go home and get a little shut— eye.
    3.10 — Act 3 Scene 10 (13% in)
  • Stanley [amiably]: This is all I'm going to undress right now.
    3.10 — Act 3 Scene 10 (29% in)

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