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amiable

This word is also in the group 100 IELTS Words.
  • having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner.
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Examples

Most of the time, however, the two rivals were amiable and pleased with each other’s achievements.

We suspect that it was a very amiable meeting because they are both decent people who know the score.

Of all Europe’s princes today, Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre must be one of the most amiable and likeable.

A most amiable and kindly man, he was held in very high esteem and was a noted character in the area.

He’s an amiable if laconic sort, seemingly uninterested in talking about himself.

Anyway, I found Andrea to be a perfectly amiable person, but that was not a universal view.

If he is allowed to continue, others with less amiable intentions will follow.

Always amiable and frequently hilarious, future triumphs on the comedy circuit might not be that much of a tall order.

Balard had a kind and amiable personality, to which students responded warmly.

Jane Galt is a charming hostess, and her salon is a vastly more amiable affair than I imagine Rand’s were.

The result is that amiable but gullible Arthur finds himself fleeced by friends and strangers alike.

He was blonde haired, blue eyed, and perhaps one of the most amiable people in the town.

Finally, an amiable person pulled up in an old pickup truck and let the poor man in.

The film thrives on the chemistry between its two likeable leads, while the rest of the cast is funny and amiable.

He described him Mr Reid as an amiable person who wanted to learn the basics of the religion.

She was a very good looking woman, with an amiable and warm personality, but I didn’t know her personally.

He is an amiable person, but very disorganised, and this often leads to frustration on the part of staff, and friction.

Dale agreed, finding it difficult not to warm to the amiable fisherman.

I’m sad that such noble, amiable and inventive creatures could be treated so cruelly.

Of course he would dispute that, though in the most amiable terms.

By the time they arrive, insights about one another’s fears and ambitions have been amiably exchanged.

For a few pages everything moves along amiably enough.

The images, varying in scale, approach and depiction, present a range of emotions and attitudes, all traveling forward to the next era with various degrees of purpose, amiableness and likelihood.

He combined an inherent amiability and decency, a lightning-fast wit, and shrewd and opportunistic appreciation of the emerging media of his era, with a canny awareness of how far satire could go without giving offense.

Natural amiableness is too often seen in company with sloth, with uselessness, with the vanity of fashionable life.

One of the most noticeable things about Hockney is his pleasing smile. It is lopsided, wry, infectious; it makes him seem permanently amused at the world, at himself; and it gives him an air of naive amiability.

But when she meets an unusual customer with an affinity for French films, his beautiful smile and amiableness melt her.

She was rather surprised, but gave me directions amiably enough.

In such cases where feelings run deep, problems unsolved can generally be ignored amicably and amiably.

There was a general feeling of amiability and sisterhood.