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Word: personable

Definition: attractive (in personality or appearance)


Sentences Containing 'personable'

He was selected from 200 musicians not only for his talent, but also because he is kind and personable.
I was left an orphan with nothing but the miserable wages and trifling presents that are given to servants of my sort in palaces; but about this time, without any encouragement on my part, one of the esquires of the household fell in love with me, a man somewhat advanced in years, full-bearded and personable, and above all as good a gentleman as the king himself, for he came of a mountain stock.
School Boy (Matthew Marsden) is a young British mercenary and ex-SBS sniper who turns out to be more personable than the rest of the group.
Two of his Odessa acquaintances—Israel Rosenberg, a personable con-man, and Jacob Spivakofsky, scion of a wealthy Jewish family—had become actors there, then had left Goldfaden to found their own company, touring in Moldavia.
With this new psalm book came a new method of singing, called "singing by note" which called for a lead singer and familiar melodies, both of which made the practice of congregational singing more individualized and personable.

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