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agreeable or compatible in a positive way
  • And what we overhear is a great range of American English, some of it congenial to English teachers, much not.
    one — The Language Wars (33% in)
  • In her literal incarnation she was a strong cultural force as the nation expanded to the west, but a metaphorical schoolmarm was congenial to the American yearning for propriety and gentility, for a homegrown culture that would not be derided by the older cultures of Europe.
    one — The Language Wars (29% in)

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