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congenial


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Congenial  \Con*gen"ial\  (?;  106),  a.  [Pref.  con-  +  genial.] 
  1.  Partaking  of  the  same  nature;  allied  by  natural 
  characteristics;  kindred;  sympathetic. 
 
  Congenial  souls!  whose  life  one  avarice  joins. 
  --Pope. 
 
  2.  Naturally  adapted;  suited  to  the  disposition.  ``Congenial 
  clime.''  --C.  J.  Fox. 
 
  To  defame  the  excellence  with  which  it  has  no 
  sympathy  .  .  .  is  its  congenial  work  --I.  Taylor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  congenial 
  adj  1:  suitable  to  your  needs  or  similar  to  your  nature";  "a 
  congenial  atmosphere  to  work  in";  "two  congenial 
  spirits  united...by  mutual  confidence  and  reciprocal 
  virtues"-  T.L.Peacock  [syn:  {agreeable}]  [ant:  {uncongenial}] 
  2:  used  of  plants;  capable  of  cross-fertilization  or  of  being 
  grafted 




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