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1‘I was working with a bunch of very congenial people’
like-minded, compatible, kindred, well suited, easy to get along with
companionable, sociable, sympathetic, comradely, convivial, neighbourly, hospitable, genial, personable, agreeable, friendly, pleasant, likeable, kindly, pleasing, amiable, nice, good-natured
2‘Charles found himself in a fairly congenial environment’
pleasant, pleasing, to one's liking, agreeable, enjoyable, pleasurable, nice, appealing, engaging, satisfying, gratifying, fine, charming, delightful, relaxing, snug, welcome, welcoming, hospitable
suitable, suited, well suited, fit, appropriate, adapted, favourable
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.