Sentence Examples


  • He was affable to the point of familiarity, quick-witted like a true Gascon, good-hearted, indulgent, yet skilled in reading the character of those around him, and he could at times show himself severe and unyielding.
  • He was grave and gay, affable and dignified, cruel and gentle, mean and generous, eager for fame yet not vain, impulsive and cautious, secretive and open.
  • Extremely handsome, he was a sturdy and valiant knight, affable, courteous, a brilliant talker and a facile poet.
  • His strongest weapons were the fine presence, the affable manners (even with citizens), and the love of pleasure and entertainments which secured his personal popularity.
  • On succeeding to the throne in September 1824 the dignity of his address and his affable condescension won him a passing popularity.
 

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