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amiable
used in 1776

3 uses
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Definition
friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • "Amiable" and "modest" were words frequently used to describe him, and there was a softness in his eyes that people remembered.
    p. 42.9
  • John Adams, who had put Washington's name in nomination for the command, described him in a letter to his wife Abigail as amiable and brave.
    p. 43.7
  • "amiable," even "tender," and Washington felt much the same way.
    p. 57.0

There are no more uses of "amiable" in 1776.

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