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Word: amicable

Definition: peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement


Sentences Containing 'amicable'

Amicable Society started with 2000 members.
An amicable decision was finally made in 2005, to allow Cartañá to walk away from her deal after almost eight months of deliberation.
As part of this three-man group he met with Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahern in 2004, along with UDA leader Jackie McDonald and prisoners' spokesman Stanley Fletcher, in a meeting he described as 'historic, productive and amicable'.
At the end of the year a portion of the "amicable contribution" was divided among the wives and children of deceased members and it was in proportion to the amount of shares the heirs owned.
During the traumatic period of partition, he handled the division of the Indian Army and sharing of its assets between Pakistan and India, in a most amicable, just and orderly manner.
Foose's departure from Boyd's was not an amicable one as in a 2006 interview, Foose stated: "Boyd has chosen to not have any relations with me, since I stopped working at his shop."
He left Direct Line in 1997 in a parting that was not entirely amicable, but continued to work with the Royal Bank in other areas, including Privilege, an insurance company specializing in higher-risk customers which had been created in 1996.
In June 2011 he joined the band Danko Jones and in the following October he announced his "amicable" departure from Angels Airwaves.
James Dodson, a mathematician and actuary, tried to establish a new company that issued premiums aimed at correctly offsetting the risks of long term life assurance policies, after being refused admission to the Amicable Life Assurance Society because of his advanced age.
Mocatta J held that "preserving amicable relations" was not good consideration, but that increasing the letter of credit price was good consideration.
Now able to see her openly, and with a child on the way, Gerald quickly and enthusiastically agrees to an amicable divorce.
On January 3, 2011, Kunis' publicist confirmed reports that Culkin and Kunis had ended their relationship several months previously, saying: "The split was amicable, and they remain close friends."
On the way back from New York he does, however, meet Virgil, an amicable and trusting American with a consignment of pinball machines for sale.
Relations between these two Pacific countries were previously amicable, and New Zealand has long been a significant development aid partner and economic partner for Fiji.
The first company to offer life insurance was the Amicable Society for a Perpetual Assurance Office, founded in London in 1706 by William Talbot and Sir Thomas Allen.
The relations between the British and the Free State, after the question of the boundary was once settled, remained perfectly amicable down to the outbreak of the Second Boer War in 1899.
The split is said to have been "amicable" with the rest of the band.
The split was not amicable following an argument at a TV show shoot, though Verbal has stated that it was exaggerated and did not want her to leave. He described the group as "Guns N' Roses minus Axl Rose" at that time.
The surrounding are amicable, environment friendly with viridian green belt and the building is well ventilated with ample sunlight for ideal healthy condition.
The two parties split on amicable terms, with Ford's European director of motorsport Martin Whitaker stating "On behalf of all of us at Ford Motor Company I would like to publicly thank Colin and Nicky for their efforts during the past four years with the Ford team.
Their marriage didn't last, though the divorce was amicable: she remarried, to Siegmund Feinman.
They said they would pay the extra money in a telex on 28 June 1973 because they wished ‘to maintain an amicable relationship and without prejudice to our rights.’ North Ocean also asked for the letter of credit to contain a corresponding increase and this was done.
Wearing his trademark stovepipe hat, he managed to maintain amicable relations between whites and Indians.
Without an amicable solution between the Army, King, English Parliament, and the Scots the Second English Civil War started.
``Had you continued to remain on amicable terms with me, I should have said,`Patience, my friend;'but you have constituted yourself my enemy, therefore I say,`What does that signify to me, sir?'''

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