He was grave and gay, affable and dignified, cruel and gentle, mean and generous, eager for fame yet not vain, impulsive and cautious, secretive and open.
He was affable to the point of familiarity, quick-witted like a true Gascon, good-hearted, indulgent, yet skilled in reading the character of those around him, and he could at times show himself severe and unyielding.
Her grandfather has always been the most affable man around.
The affable manager helped to ease the frustrations of the disappointed customer.
He was an affable boy with a crooked smile and dusting of freckles across his nose.