companionably

[ kuh m-pan-yuh-nuh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF companionably
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"——and I wish we had some tea-biscuits," concluded Gertie, companionably but firmly.

"The wife an' me's 'ad a bit of a row," he said companionably.

And to young women somehow one can never talk so freely, so companionably.

But he continued to like his new friend; he was so companionably "low flung."

The dog walks up, and pokes his great honest muzzle among them companionably.

A few minutes before, we had been joking together and companionably messing our fingers with oranges upstairs.

It was thus they sat, companionably, when a Burgh policeman who was well known to Mr. Traill came in to dry himself by the fire.

Sea and sky and distant rock were wide awake and companionably smiling.

Tom Jonah came up to him and they companionably "snuffed noses," as Sammy said.

The two men sat there so companionably that it was hard to believe that for more than two years they had been enemies.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from companion + -able. Related: Companionably; companionability.

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