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Definition 1: of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw - [adjective denoting pert]

Synonyms for genial in the sense of this definition

Definition 2: diffusing warmth and friendliness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where genial or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an affable smile
  • an amiable gathering
  • cordial relations
  • a cordial greeting
  • a genial host

Synonyms for genial in the sense of this definition

(genial is similar to ...) characteristic of or befitting a friend

"friendly advice" "a friendly neighborhood" "the only friendly person here" "a friendly host and hostess"

Definition 3: agreeable, conducive to comfort - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where genial or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a dry climate kind to asthmatics
  • the genial sunshine
  • hot summer pavements are anything but kind to the feet

Synonyms for genial in the sense of this definition

(genial is similar to ...) favorable to life and growth

"soil sufficiently hospitable for forest growth" "a hospitable environment"

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