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The silences are starting to feel less companionable and more awkward, and I’m worried this is going to start straining our relationship.
CAROLYN HAX: WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU’RE OUT OF THINGS TO TALK ABOUT WITH YOUR SPOUSECAROLYN HAXAUGUST 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hudson’s companionable presence, and some of his delightful prose, enrich this book.
A PARTICULAR FASCINATION WITH A PECULIAR BIRDKAREN SANDSTROMMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I'll take a dip myself, just to be companionable, and tomorrow morning we can get back to any size you like.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
I have forgotten a companionable cat who each morning takes her seat on the long leather settee beside me and shares my crescents.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
During the first days and nights of his mother's illness, they had talked, or sat in companionable silence, by the hour.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The whole had a combination of companionable good humor, and instant aggression when necessary.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
During my absence it had pushed up higher and had spread its branches wider, but it was still the same companionable tree.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
This was the young daughter of a soldier of the garrison, little Julia, nine years old, who was intelligent and companionable.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
If only he had fallen in love with someone who might possibly make him happy, someone who was companionable and ambitious!
HAPPY HOUSEBETSEY RIDDLE, FREIFRAU VON HUTTEN ZUM STOLZENBERG
One might have become submissive and companionable with a virgin nature; to marry another woman's lover seemed ridiculous.
THE ART OF DISAPPEARINGJOHN TALBOT SMITH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COMPANIONABLE

  • amiable
  • civil
  • companionable
  • considerate
  • cooperative
  • cordial
  • genial
  • gracious
  • gregarious
  • harmonious
  • helpful
  • hospitable
  • kind
  • obliging
  • sociable
  • social
  • well-disposed
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