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genial

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgenialge‧ni‧al /ˈdʒiːniəl/ adjective  FRIENDLYfriendly and happy a genial smilesee thesaurus at friendlygenially adverbgeniality /ˌdʒiːniˈæləti/ noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
genialOur hosts were genial and friendly, and our stay was a very pleasant one.He cast a genial glance at one of his apprentices.Indeed, she had scarcely enough presence of mind to return Sybil's bright smile and bid farewell to the genial innkeepers.Dr Saito has a warm, genial manner.Glover was genial, modest, and always eager to improve himself.But all was still save the measured tread of the sentinel and the gentle whispers of the genial night breeze.Mr. Parker is a genial old man.Living well, it seems, is the best revenge, even for a genial poet.
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