Word of the Day: Convivial

con-vi-vi-al / kən-ˈviv-yəl   adjective  
  1. friendly; agreeable
It is a curious truth that many cats enjoy warmer, more convivial, even affectionate relationships with humans than they could ever do with fellow felines. Bruce Fogle, 1944-  
  1. jovial; fond of merrymaking
When you’re younger, you go out and you’re convivial because you have to be. Jim Shaw, 1952-  
  1. of or related to merrymaking
Home-made bread rubbed with garlic and sprinkled with olive oil, shared – with a flask of wine – between working people, can be more convivial than any feast. Patience Gray, 1917-2005