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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
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