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amiable (2 the common use in S.'s time; the mod. sense is later)
1. of love Wiv. II. ii. 248 “an amiable siege,” Ado III. iii. 160 “this amiable encounter.”
2. lovable, lovely Ado V. iv. 48, MND. IV. i. 2 “thy amiable cheeks,” Shr. V. ii. 142, Oth. III. iv. 60.
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    • William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 4.1
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