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For fans of the hit CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, Cobie Smulders will always be synonymous with Robin Scherbatsky, the genial journalist formerly known as “Robin Sparkles” and titular aunt of Ted Mosby’s kids.
COBIE SMULDERS ON HER STUNNING TRANSFORMATION INTO DEVIOUS ANN COULTERMARLOW STERNSEPTEMBER 10, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Video of the stop, recorded on multiple body cameras, shows a trooper and Lara having a genial conversation, with Lara agreeing to be searched.
A FORMER MARINE WAS PULLED OVER FOR FOLLOWING A TRUCK TOO CLOSELY. POLICE TOOK NEARLY $87,000 OF HIS CASH.MATT ZAPOTOSKYSEPTEMBER 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
By this point, you should be imagining me as genial and easygoing, a fellow reader rather than a pontificating critic, someone who clearly knows a lot about books but also a guy who doesn’t make a big deal of it.
THE GREATEST PRISON ESCAPE EVER? ‘THE CONFIDENCE MEN’ TELLS A SENSATIONAL TRUE STORY.MICHAEL DIRDAJUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The genial gentleman at the register at first wasn’t sure what I was ordering, but after I pointed to its alluring picture on the light-up menu, and he confirmed that I, in fact, wanted “the new thing,” we were able to seal the deal.
BURGER KING’S NEW SPICY CHICKEN SANDWICH IS A WORTHY COMPETITOR, BUT IT WON’T DETHRONE POPEYESEMILY HEILJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Big Reginald took their lives at pool, and pocketed their half-crowns in an easy genial way, which almost made losing a pleasure.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Society likes their genial companionship, and they are favourites with, and favoured alike by young and old.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Mr. Wadsworth spoke in his genial voice: Its a beautiful thing, daughters, to help a good man live a good life.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
Even the gossip of the vicar's wife, or the genial chat of the vicar himself, failed to interest her.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Accustomed to the Scotch mists, this rain seemed a genial shower, and Sir James was enjoying it accordingly.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
She had seen him on his former visit, and remembered favourably his genial good-humour and affable bearing.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GENIAL

  • attentive
  • beneficial
  • benevolent
  • benign
  • benignant
  • cool
  • cordial
  • favorable
  • friendly
  • generous
  • genial
  • gentle
  • good
  • good-hearted
  • good-natured
  • gracious
  • hearty
  • humane
  • kind
  • kindhearted
  • mellow
  • merciful
  • mild
  • neighborly
  • pleasant
  • polite
  • sociable
  • sympathetic
  • thoughtful
  • warm
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