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  • adv. In a likeable way.


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  • Petrovitch is a likeably cynical piece of work, a skilfully drawn survivor in a dog-eat-dog future, and while the prose is sketchy in places, the action is relentless and Morden has a natural talent for a plot that keeps the reader guessing.

    Science Fiction – review

  • Well, with Team Ninja (Dead or Alive, Ninja Gaiden, other stupid-plot games) on board, you can probably kiss a likeably silent Samus goodbye.

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  • Her haughty, hilarious Parks performance — perfectly putting down scrappy Pawnee for lacking her own town's glamour — reminded us that she's a killer in likeably unlikable roles (a la, Michael Scott), isn't afraid of physical comedy (garbage fight, anyone?)

    Watercooler: Parker and Recreation

  • Daniel Radcliffe, in his turn, has grown from likeably bland at the outset to impressively—and still likeably—confident.

    Harry Potter and the Fantastic Finale

  • On a less serious note, MTV launches a likeably irreverent new daytime game show, The Substitute 4:30/3:30c, in which comic Jon Gabrus takes over a classroom and pits the students against each other to answer trivia questions, with $5,000 and "extra credit" prizes at stake.

    Matt's Guide to the TV Week: Closer Finale, CW and NBC Premieres, and More

  • I love Kate - I love that she's strong but not all-powerful, that she has friends she cares deeply about, that she doesn't always do what's best for her - it all makes her wonderfully, likeably human.

    Magic Strikes - Ilona Andrews

  • She is voiced, delightfully, by Mandy Moore, and he — his real name is Eugene — is voiced archly though likeably by Zachary Levi.


  • She simulates acting semi-consistently, and sometimes likeably.


  • Everyone concerned was likeably enthusiastic and the installation itself is worth a look if you're in the area.

    Japanese women

  • It's such a likeably earnest book that one wishes it were so.

    GreenCine Daily: Sunday shorts.


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