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The Southern Poverty Law Center has described Heimbach as “the affable, youthful face of hate in America” who is, in many ways, “the grand connector” among various hate groups.

Apart from my affable old roommate, Logan, I didn’t know the rest of these Spikeballers all that well.

Democratic mainstay Terry McAullife—bestie to the Clintons, former Democratic National Committee chairman and perhaps the most affable fundraiser in the party—is looking to again become the gubernatorial nominee.

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Our guide on that tour is affable company spokesman Steve Tuttle, who cheerfully explains Axon’s mission using words like “transparency” and “passion.”

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Luke Combs, Eric Church and Luke Bryan keep dominating the radio with affable odes to love, heartbreak, whiskey and small towns.

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Four, the recruitment by the Republicans of affable-seeming candidates who had some discipline drilled into them.

And that brings me to an otherwise affable cast of candidates.

He was always affable but ultimately unknowable; intellectually incurious but ferociously ambitious.

She plays Lolly, an affable inmate who listens to Piper recount her gruesome bashing of Pennsatucky, whom she believes she killed.

He had to prove that Fallon's reign isn't a fluke, that late night really can be a home for the affable and good-natured.

In manners affable, and in benevolence unsurpassed, the Kentucky planter gains the plaudits of all.

Col. Moore, a veteran politician of the Old Dominion, was a most pleasant and affable gentleman, and a great lisper withal.

Montaigne would say:219 I will have elbow-room: I will be courteous and affable according to my fancy, without fear or remorse.

It was the rule to be courteous, affable, gentlemanly, for all this was in harmony with the severity of art.

She had seen him on his former visit, and remembered favourably his genial good-humour and affable bearing.


On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to affable, such as: amiable, approachable, courteous, genial, gentle, and good-humored.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.