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They have a distinctive flavor that is agreeable to most persons.

The gridiron of Saint Lawrence is of an agreeable freshness to him.

There is a letter, it would seem, too; and that is the only agreeable part of the matter.

An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.

And feeling thus I may not have made myself too agreeable to Cleopatra.

The entertainment was not as agreeable and natural as it might have been.

The agreeable young Barnacle, and Bar, were the talkers of the party.

There is no other message to send, I thank you, dear papa, that it would be at all agreeable to you to take.'

In this agreeable frame of mind I entered the workhouse of Liverpool.

The surprise was not altogether so agreeable as it ought to have been.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to one's liking," from Old French agreable (12c., Modern French agréable) "pleasing, in agreement, consenting, thankful," from agreer "to please" (see agree). Related: Agreeably.

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