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affābĭlis (better adf- ), e, adj. adfari,
I.that can be easily spoken to, easy of access, courteous, affable, kind, friendly, Ter. Ad. 5, 6, 8: cum in omni sermone omnibus adfabilem esse se vellet, * Cic. Off. 1, 31, 113: “adfabilis, blandus,Nep. Alcib. 1, 3: “nec dictu adfabilis ulli,Verg. A. 3, 621 (cf. Att. ap. Macr. S. 6, 1: “quem nec adfari queas): adfabilior,Sen. Ep. 79: “adfabilem te facito,Vulg. Eccli. 4, 7.—Sup. prob. not used.— Adv.: adfābĭlĭter , courteously, kindly, Macr. S. 7, 2; “Spart. ap. Carac. 3: adfabilissime,Gell. 16, 3.
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