personable

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Personable \Per"son*a*ble\ (p[~e]r"s[u^]n*[.a]*b'l), adjective

1. Having a well-formed body, or person; graceful; comely; of good appearance; presentable; as, a personable man or woman.

Wise, warlike, personable, courteous, and kind. --Spenser.

The king, . . . so visited with sickness, was not personable. --E. Hall.

2. (Law) (a) Enabled to maintain pleas in court. --Cowell. (b) Having capacity to take anything granted.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

personable

adjective

1: (of persons) pleasant in appearance and personality


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