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Her affability and grace rendered her dear to all who came near her.

The Captain, clearly, had escaped the spell of Stukeley's affability.

With an affability that was as unusual as it was suspicious, Dunwoodie smiled at him.

Tobias Steffick was remarkable for his affability and serenity of temper.

Why should only such as he know of those shocks to affability?

He won all hearts by his address, his gentleness, and his affability.

He strolled in with a semi-professional air, and shook hands with affability.

"Perfectly," said Athos, taking leave of him with affability.

His affability, even to those whom he disliked, was unfailing.

I asked, more puzzled than ever by this display of affability.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Old French affabilité (14c.), noun of quality from affable (see affable).

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