Thesaurus / genial
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
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
A true daughter of an artist, of a genial and dissolute artist, thoroughly in the romantic tradition, as was Sebastien Ruys.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
If inferior to Pindar in passion and loftiness, it glows with a more genial humanity and with purer wit.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
His genial, boyish heart readily forgave them, and his eyes shone with joy.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
On the whole the domestic atmosphere in Market Square Place seemed more genial.
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
WORDS RELATED TO GENIAL
- can't complain
- floating on air
- pleased as punch
- tickled pink
- tickled to death
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