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 Meanings and Examples of AMICABLE
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 a.  exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome
Classic Sentence:
1  And they must be on amicable terms to be coming home together at this hour and in this condition.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
2  They all knew each other, and felt like one large family, among whom existed the most amicable relations.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In IV
3  In the course of these civilities, a few sentences were exchanged, that served to establish the appearance of an amicable intercourse between the parties.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 6
4  An impromptu circus, fox and geese, and an amicable game of croquet finished the afternoon.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWELVE
5  She answered him with a smile, and they went on together in the most amicable manner.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE
6  No, that subject called for amicable and PRIVATE conversation.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV
7  Judging by the calmly moderate and amicable tone in which the French Emperor spoke, Balashev was firmly persuaded that he wished for peace and intended to enter into negotiations.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VI
8  Let us arrange this matter in an amicable way.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
9  Thenardier was haggard, fierce, suspicious, rather menacing, yet amicable.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
10  When he went inside, the dogs did not bark at him, but wagged their tails quite amicably around him, ate what he set before them, and did not hurt one hair of his head.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Context  Highlight   In THE THREE LANGUAGES
11  Between people like us threats are out of place, everything should be amicably arranged.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 64. The Beggar.
12  Now she saw how foolish had been her hope of amicably settling so important a matter, especially with a selfish swine like Rhett.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LI
13  "It wasn't meant to be disagreeable," he returned amicably.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
14  The whole thing can be arranged amicably; there is no reason why anyone should know anything about it.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Context  Highlight   In ACT II
15  Matters being thus amicably and satisfactorily arranged, the contract was solemnly ratified in another teacupful of the peppermint mixture; which was rendered the more necessary, by the flutter and agitation of the lady's spirits.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
Example Sentence:
1  Simons sent his attorney to meet with the ranchers in hopes that they could still come to an amicable settlement.
2  The two nations settled their quarrel in an amicable way.
3  Their relationship hasn't always been amicable.
4  Beth's sister Jo is the hot-tempered tomboy who has a hard time maintaining amicable relations with those around her.