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genial

Anatomy of or relating to the chin

genial

[′jēn·yəl]
(anatomy)
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While Bjelland beamed genially from his piano stool, Iversen and Eriksmoen played host, chatting with the audience between songs on topics including, but not limited to, the differing climates of Norway and Lebanon.
Church membership soared, Sunday schools were bursting at the seams, and President Dwight Eisenhower beamed a comforting, genially conservative smile over the land.
Frank Calder, whose gift for narrative comes through even in this transcript of an impromptu conversation, genially recounts the many decades during which the Nisga'a of the Nass River valley in British Columbia asserted their title to their ancestral lands.
As I window shopped along South Beverly Drive, I spotted a tall, tan, handsome gentleman, who smiled and nodded genially.
I was just sitting there, one of only three commuters in the entire train carriage, when this dapperly dressed, silver-haired city-gent type got on, shook the rain off his brolly and genially started greeting my fellow travellers.
Not this hand complies with my humor more genially than that boy.
No figure in the book, ultimately, is more narcissistically concerned with his poetic image, more genially and ineffectually aware of the anonymous suffering that suffuses the world.
93), plays favorite Filipino tunes on his harmonica, and talks genially to the potentially hostile crowd and manages to convince it to turn out for a 95% victory in the province for Magsaysay and his pro-American platform.
He twinkles genially while two teams, captained by Marcus Brigstocke and Rufus Hound, debate the hot potatoes of the day - sometimes changing sides mid-sentence.
Kaufman genially explains that if his movie is a hit, "then people will be able to pronounce it and everyone will be able to know the word synecdoche--which is a good word to know.
The kindly old man twirled his moustache, smiled genially at my hot-headed friend and said discreetly, "Please, just keep this between the two of us.
Walker got to know the tacky tap numbers that Momma Rose devises for Baby June and the comic bumps and grinds that three genially vulgar strippers demonstrate for Louise when she worked on the 1974 revival with Lansbury.