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congenial

adjective

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1 giving pleasure or contentment to the mind or senses
  • a couple relaxing in the congenial atmosphere of a luxury health spa

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2 having or marked by agreement in feeling or action
  • congenial traveling companions who made our tour of Italy even more enjoyable than we had anticipated

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The first known use of congenial was circa 1625

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“Congenial.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/congenial. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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