[ UK /ˈe‍ɪmiəbli/ ]
[ US /ˈeɪmiəbɫi/ ]
  1. in an affable manner
    `Come and visit me,' he said amiably
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How To Use amiably In A Sentence

  • We were able to get along amiably throughout the entire trial, down to the last closing argument.
  • "Why, certainly," replied Hardin, amiably. "We're all scholars more or less."
  • The vexation he showed at having caused {p. 066} such a disappointment, struck me as amiably characteristic -- and in the course of the evening he every now and then threw out some word of admiration to reconsole _mamma_. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume V (of 10)
  • These colleagues were as we had hoped amiably ruthless in discerning “opportunities for improvement” in that draft. American Grace
  • In the persona of jolly Crinkleroot, a bearded and buckskinned mountain man, the author begins each book amiably with a letter's worth of general information concerning habitats, swimming or flying, gills or feathers.
  • You're a foul thing -- a muckworm -- Sir Rowland," added Trenchard amiably, "and you've been discourteous to a lady, for which may Heaven forgive you -- I can't. Mistress Wilding
  • This character's role is merely to grin amiably, like the servants in old Hollywood films.
  • Mabs and Tashie's contribution seemed to consist of amiably teasing Nigel and Henry.
  • Do so amiably and self-deprecatingly, not crossly. Times, Sunday Times
  • He handled Palin deftly (which is to say amiably and without making a big deal of the fact that she wasn't actually answering the questions), and exhibited a clear grasp of what he was out there to do. Charging RINO
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