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affable
 a.  easily approachable; warmly friendly
Classic Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  Arkady was reduced at last to calling Fifi to him, and with an affable smile patting him on the head to give himself an appearance of being at home.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
2  Alexander was saying something affable to him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XXI
3  The governor was a brisk little man, very simple and affable.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IV
4  His conversation was gay and affable.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
5  He had an affable and haughty air, and a mouth which was always smiling, since it did not shut.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
6  He received thirty sous per day, and for a month he returned to his lodgings gay as a chaffinch, and affable toward his master.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 7 THE INTERIOR* OF THE MUSKETEERS
7  She was always a very affable and free-spoken young lady, and very civil behaved.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47
8  On the previous day Stepan Arkadyevitch had appeared at the office in a uniform, and the new chief had been very affable and had talked to him as to an acquaintance.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 7
9  When I overtook them and stopped to say a word, I found them affable and confiding.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VIII
10  He was particularly affable to grandmother, and whenever they met he would begin at once to talk about 'the good old times' and simple living.'
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
11  The banker saw the carriage of the count enter the court yard, and advanced to meet him with a sad, though affable smile.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 104. Danglars Signature.
12  Lady Catherine was reckoned proud by many people he knew, but he had never seen anything but affability in her.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 14
13  She is all affability and condescension, and I doubt not but you will be honoured with some portion of her notice when service is over.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 28
14  I rather expected, from my knowledge of her affability, that it would happen.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 29
15  This occasion shall not entirely pass without that affability on your part.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
Example Sentence:
1  Accustomed to cold, aloof supervisors, Nicholas was amazed at how affable his new employer was.
2  He struck me as an affable sort of a man.