sociable


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sociable

a type of open carriage with two seats facing each other
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But when I set my eyes on you, and heard you express yourself as you did just now, I sez to myself, sez I, 'Dick, yer's a young lady, and a fash'nable lady at that, ez don't go foolin' round on rules and etiketts'--excuse my freedom, Miss Carr--'and you and her, sez I, 'kin just discuss this yer matter in a sociable, off-hand, fash'nable way.
Here, in a valley of the mountains through which this head-water makes its way, they found a band of the Skynses, who were extremely sociable, and appeared to be well disposed, and as they spoke the Nez Perce language, an intercourse was easily kept up with them.
While partaking of this simple repast, the inmates of Marheyo's house, after the style of the ancient Romans, reclined in sociable groups upon the divan of mats, and digestion was promoted by cheerful conversation.
The passengers are not garrulous, but still they are sociable.
In some of the dense forests there lived great beasts of every sort; yet these were for the most part harmless and even sociable, and conversed agreeably with those who visited their haunts.
We were sociable and gregarious, and these singing and laughing councils satisfied us.
And yet, I desired her cocktails only for sociability's sake, to key myself to sociable moods.
Lecount," he said, with the frank and cheerful politeness of a naturally sociable man.
Oliwia's mother Elzbieta told the inquest: "She was very sociable and had lots of friends, she spoke perfect English, was much-liked and well respected.
He makes sure it's on silent though, of course - no cat is so sociable they want to be woken up.
Testing male mice, the researchers were able to control the amount of oxycontin into the 'reward system' part of the brain, making them more or less sociable.
Sociable Robots and the Future of Social Relations; proceedings