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  • r  in an affable manner

  • Some members of the President's inner circle, however, are a bit embarrassed by the genially egotistic rabbi.
  • There was a time, not so long ago, when Americans almost genially tolerated the idea of a man or woman having five or six drinks, or more, and driving home a little blurry, and .
  • In the vice-presidential debate, Cheney had genially acknowledged the remarks of Senator John Edwards after he complimented the Cheneys for standing by their "gay daughter.
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  • Associates of accused mobster Bulger relive old times in court
    By Stephanie Simon BOSTON (Reuters) - Reputed mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger appeared to be enjoying his federal trial on Tuesday, chuckling genially as a former cocaine dealer who worked for him in the 1980s suggested Bulger might not have gotten his fair share of the profits. William Shea, who ran a major marijuana and cocaine ring in South Boston, testified that at his height he was clearing ...
    July 2, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Rachel Brown in BBC Sport
    I think people maybe didn't realise the expectations we had going into this tournament,Brown told BBC Radio Merseyside. "As we did think we genially had a chance, if we played to our capabilities we could find ourselves in this position....
  • Jane Smiley in Irish Times
    Jane Smiley wrote fondly of her favourite Updike character, Bech: "Bech is not Updike; he is more like, say, Saul Bellow, and he is put through a vast array of experiences that are quite humiliating. Bech is genially, but pointedly, satirised for...

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