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limited

  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    express.
    • he caught the express to New York
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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all

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • we sat up all night
    • ate all the food
    • all men are mortal
    • all parties are welcome
  • adjective satellite completely given to or absorbed by
    • became all attention

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just

  • adjective used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
    • a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln
    • a kind and just man
    • a just reward
    • his just inheritance
  • adjective fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
    equitable.
    • equitable treatment of all citizens
    • an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

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fair-minded

  • adjective satellite of a person; just and impartial; not prejudiced

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sporting

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporty; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • verb wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    sport; feature; boast.
    • she was sporting a new hat

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auspiciously

  • adverb in an auspicious manner
    propitiously.
    • he started his new job auspiciously on his birthday

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mild

  • adjective moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme
    • a mild winter storm
    • a mild fever
    • fortunately the pain was mild
    • a mild rebuke
    • mild criticism
  • adjective satellite humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
    modest; meek.
    • meek and self-effacing

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openly

  • adverb in an open way
    • he openly flaunted his affection for his sister

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fairness

  • noun conformity with rules or standards
    equity.
    • the judge recognized the fairness of my claim
  • noun ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
    fair-mindedness; candor; candour.

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jolly

  • noun a happy party
  • noun a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work
    jolly boat.

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modestness

  • noun the property of being moderate in price or expenditures
    reasonableness; moderateness.
    • the store is famous for the reasonableness of its prices
    • the modestness of the living standards here becomes obvious immediately
  • noun freedom from vanity or conceit
    modesty.

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justice

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justness.
  • noun judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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antimonopoly

  • adjective satellite of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices
    antitrust.

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easy

  • adjective posing no difficulty; requiring little effort
    • an easy job
    • an easy problem
    • an easy victory
    • the house is easy to heat
    • satisfied with easy answers
    • took the easy way out of his dilemma
  • adjective satellite not hurried or forced
    easygoing; leisurely.
    • an easy walk around the block
    • at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace

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equity

  • noun the difference between the market value of a property and the claims held against it
  • noun the ownership interest of shareholders in a corporation

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tone_down

  • verb deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
    dampen; mute; muffle; damp; dull.
  • verb make less strong or intense; soften
    moderate; tame.
    • Tone down that aggressive letter
    • The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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below_the_belt

  • adjective satellite disregarding the rules (from the notion of an illegal low blow in boxing)
    • her accusations were below the belt
  • adverb in an unfair manner
    unfairly.
    • they dealt with him unfairly
    • their accusations hit below the belt

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far

  • adjective located at a great distance in time or space or degree
    • we come from a far country
    • far corners of the earth
    • the far future
    • a far journey
    • the far side of the road
    • far from the truth
    • far in the future
  • noun a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again
    Army for the Liberation of Rwanda; Interahamwe; ALIR; Former Armed Forces.
    • in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists

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smallness

  • noun the property of having a relatively small size
    littleness.
  • noun the property of being a relatively small amount
    • he was attracted by the smallness of the taxes

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minded

  • adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  • verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    mind.
    • I don't mind your behavior

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distinctly

  • adverb clear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment
    clearly.
    • it's distinctly possible
    • I could clearly see myself in his situation
  • adverb in a distinct and distinguishable manner
    • the subtleties of this distinctly British occasion

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not

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    non.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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middle-of-the-road

  • adjective satellite supporting or pursuing a course of action that is neither liberal nor conservative
    centrist.
  • adjective satellite not extreme, especially in political views

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minimalist

  • noun a conservative who advocates only minor reforms in government or politics
  • noun a practitioner or advocate of artistic minimalism

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fully

  • adverb to the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely; (`full' in this sense is used as a combining form)
    to the full; full.
    • fully grown
    • he didn't fully understand
    • knew full well
    • full-grown
    • full-fledged
  • adverb sufficiently; more than adequately
    amply.
    • the evidence amply (or fully) confirms our suspicions
    • they were fully (or amply) fed

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reasonably

  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    fairly; pretty; passably; moderately; jolly; middling; somewhat.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers
  • adverb with good sense or in a reasonable or intelligent manner
    sanely; sensibly.
    • he acted sensibly in the crisis
    • speak more sanely about these affairs
    • acted quite reasonably

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softly

  • adverb with low volume
    quietly.
    • speak softly but carry a big stick
    • she spoke quietly to the child
    • the radio was playing softly
  • adverb in a manner that is pleasing to the senses
    • she smiled softly

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reasonable

  • adjective showing reason or sound judgment
    sensible.
    • a sensible choice
    • a sensible person
  • adjective satellite not excessive or extreme
    fairish; fair.
    • a fairish income
    • reasonable prices

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contain

  • verb include or contain; have as a component
    incorporate; comprise.
    • A totally new idea is comprised in this paper
    • The record contains many old songs from the 1930's
  • verb contain or hold; have within
    carry; hold; bear.
    • The jar carries wine
    • The canteen holds fresh water
    • This can contains water

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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soft

  • adjective yielding readily to pressure or weight
  • adjective compassionate and kind; conciliatory
    • he was soft on his children

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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all-fired

  • adjective satellite extreme; used as an intensifier
    • why is he in such an all-fired hurry?
  • adverb extremely
    damn; bloody.
    • you are bloody right
    • Why are you so all-fired aggressive?

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fired

  • adjective satellite having lost your job
    laid-off; pink-slipped; dismissed; discharged.
  • verb start firing a weapon
    fire; open fire.

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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still

  • noun a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)
    • he wanted some stills for a magazine ad
  • noun (poetic) tranquil silence
    hush; stillness.
    • the still of the night

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conservative

  • noun a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
    conservativist.
  • noun a member of a Conservative Party

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rightfully

  • adverb by right
    truly.
    • baseball rightfully is the nation's pastime

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candour

  • noun the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
    candor; candidness; forthrightness; directness; frankness.
  • noun ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
    fair-mindedness; candor; fairness.

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moderate

  • noun a person who takes a position in the political center
    centrist; moderationist; middle of the roader.
  • verb preside over
    chair; lead.
    • John moderated the discussion

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candor

  • noun ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
    fair-mindedness; candour; fairness.
  • noun the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
    candidness; forthrightness; candour; directness; frankness.

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neutral

  • noun one who does not side with any party in a war or dispute
  • adjective satellite having no personal preference
    impersonal.
    • impersonal criticism
    • a neutral observer

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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cautious

  • noun people who are fearful and cautious
    timid.
    • whitewater rafting is not for the timid
  • adjective showing careful forethought; never making swift decisions"
    • reserved and cautious
    • a cautious driver

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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reasonableness

  • noun the state of having good sense and sound judgment
    reason; rationality.
    • his rationality may have been impaired
    • he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions
  • noun goodness of reason and judgment
    • the judiciary is built on the reasonableness of judges

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middling

  • noun any commodity of intermediate quality or size (especially when coarse particles of ground wheat are mixed with bran)
  • verb put in the middle
    middle.

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be

  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.
  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer

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road

  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route.
  • noun a way or means to achieve something
    • the road to fame

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commodious

  • adjective large and roomy (`convenient' is archaic in this sense)
    convenient.
    • a commodious harbor
    • a commodious building suitable for conventions

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golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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quietly

  • adverb with low volume
    softly.
    • speak softly but carry a big stick
    • she spoke quietly to the child
    • the radio was playing softly
  • adverb with little or no sound
    • the class was listening quietly and intently
    • she was crying quietly

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tone

  • noun the quality of a person's voice
    tone of voice.
    • he began in a conversational tone
    • he spoke in a nervous tone of voice
  • noun (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
    • the Beijing dialect uses four tones

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plainly

  • adverb unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')
    patently; plain; obviously; manifestly; apparently; evidently.
    • the answer is obviously wrong
    • she was in bed and evidently in great pain
    • he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list
    • it is all patently nonsense
    • she has apparently been living here for some time
    • I thought he owned the property, but apparently not
    • You are plainly wrong
    • he is plain stubborn
  • adverb in a simple manner; without extravagance or embellishment
    simply.
    • she was dressed plainly
    • they lived very simply

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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mindedness

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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stark

  • adjective satellite devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
    crude; blunt.
    • the blunt truth
    • the crude facts
    • facing the stark reality of the deadline
  • adjective satellite severely simple
    severe; austere; stern.
    • a stark interior

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steven

Voice; speech; language. Obs. or Scot.
Ye have as merry a steven As any angel hath that is in heaven. Chaucer.

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belt

  • noun endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
  • noun a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)

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sensible

  • adjective showing reason or sound judgment
    reasonable.
    • a sensible choice
    • a sensible person
  • adjective able to feel or perceive
    sensitive.
    • even amoeba are sensible creatures
    • the more sensible parts of the skin

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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cleanness

  • noun the state of being clean; without dirt or other impurities
  • noun without moral defects

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sporty

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporting; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • adjective satellite (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
    showy; gaudy; flashy; jazzy.

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discrimination

  • noun unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
    favouritism; favoritism.
  • noun the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished
    secernment.

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moderately

  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    fairly; pretty; passably; reasonably; jolly; middling; somewhat.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers
  • adverb with moderation; in a moderate manner
    • he drinks moderately

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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tame

  • verb correct by punishment or discipline
    chasten; subdue.
  • verb make less strong or intense; soften
    moderate; tone down.
    • Tone down that aggressive letter
    • The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements

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all_right

  • adjective satellite being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition
    okay; hunky-dory; o.k.; ok; fine.
    • an all-right movie
    • the passengers were shaken up but are all right
    • is everything all right?
    • everything's fine
    • things are okay
    • dinner and the movies had been fine
    • another minute I'd have been fine
  • adverb an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence
    alright; OK; fine; very well.

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intermediate

  • noun a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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medium

  • noun a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  • noun the surrounding environment
    • fish require an aqueous medium

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partly

  • adverb in part; in some degree; not wholly
    part; partially.
    • I felt partly to blame
    • He was partially paralyzed

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pretty

  • adjective satellite pleasing by delicacy or grace; not imposing
    • pretty girl
    • pretty song
    • pretty room
  • adjective satellite (used ironically) unexpectedly bad
    • a pretty mess
    • a pretty kettle of fish

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favorably

  • adverb showing approval
    favourably.
    • he reviewed the play favorably

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golden_mean

  • noun the proportional relation between two divisions of line or two dimension of a plane figure such that short : long :: long : (short + long)
    golden section.
  • noun the middle between extremes

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sizable

  • adjective satellite fairly large
    sizeable; ample.
    • a sizable fortune
    • an ample waistline
    • of ample proportions
  • adjective satellite large in amount or extent or degree
    sizeable; respectable; healthy; hefty; tidy; goodly; goodish.
    • it cost a considerable amount
    • a goodly amount
    • received a hefty bonus
    • a respectable sum
    • a tidy sum of money
    • a sizable fortune

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moderation

  • noun quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
    moderateness.
  • noun a change for the better
    easing; relief.

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properly

  • adverb in the right manner
    right; decent; in good order; decently; the right way.
    • please do your job properly!
    • can't you carry me decent?
  • adverb with reason or justice
    by rights.

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gain

  • noun a quantity that is added
    addition; increase.
    • there was an addition to property taxes this year
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  • noun the advantageous quality of being beneficial
    profit.

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somewhat

  • adverb to a small degree or extent
    slightly; more or less.
    • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
    • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    fairly; pretty; passably; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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true

  • noun proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment
    • out of true
  • verb make level, square, balanced, or concentric
    true up.
    • true up the cylinder of an engine

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rightfulness

  • noun anything in accord with principles of justice
    right.
    • he feels he is in the right
    • the rightfulness of his claim

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frankly

  • adverb (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that
    candidly; honestly.
    • honestly, I don't believe it
    • candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience
    • frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn

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non-discrimination

  • noun fairness in treating people without prejudice

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below

  • adverb in or to a place that is lower
    beneath; to a lower place; at a lower place.
  • adverb at a later place
    • see below

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prehypertensive

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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sizeable

  • adjective satellite fairly large
    sizable; ample.
    • a sizable fortune
    • an ample waistline
    • of ample proportions
  • adjective satellite large in amount or extent or degree
    respectable; healthy; hefty; tidy; sizable; goodly; goodish.
    • it cost a considerable amount
    • a goodly amount
    • received a hefty bonus
    • a respectable sum
    • a tidy sum of money
    • a sizable fortune

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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gently

  • adverb in a gradual manner
    • a gently sloping terrain
  • adverb in a gentle manner
    mildly.
    • he talked gently to the injured animal

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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curb

  • noun an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)
    kerb; curbing.
  • noun a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse
    curb bit.

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fairish

  • adjective satellite not excessive or extreme
    reasonable; fair.
    • a fairish income
    • reasonable prices
  • adjective satellite (used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored;
    fair.
    • a fair complexion

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justness

  • noun conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety
    nicety; rightness.
    • it was performed with justness and beauty
  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justice.

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indifferent

  • adjective satellite marked by a lack of interest; it is simply indifferent"
    apathetic.
    • an apathetic audience
    • the universe is neither hostile nor friendly
  • adjective satellite showing no care or concern in attitude or action
    • indifferent to the sufferings of others
    • indifferent to her plea

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clearly

  • adverb without doubt or question
    • they were clearly lost
    • history has clearly shown the folly of that policy
  • adverb in an intelligible manner
    intelligibly; understandably.
    • the foreigner spoke to us quite intelligibly

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rather

  • adverb on the contrary; rather (or instead), he wrote her a letter"
    instead.
    • rather than disappoint the children, he did two quick tricks before he left
    • he didn't call
    • used English terms instead of Latin ones
  • adverb to some (great or small) extent
    kind of; sort of; kinda.
    • it was rather cold
    • the party was rather nice
    • the knife is rather dull
    • I rather regret that I cannot attend
    • He's rather good at playing the cello
    • he is kind of shy

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passably

  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    fairly; pretty; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling; somewhat.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers

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evenhandedly

  • adverb without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
    fairly; fair.
    • deal fairly with one another

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check

  • noun a written order directing a bank to pay money
    cheque; bank check.
    • he paid all his bills by check
  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    assay.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress

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sportsmanship

  • noun fairness in following the rules of the game

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square

  • noun (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
    foursquare.
    • you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
  • noun the product of two equal terms
    second power.
    • nine is the second power of three
    • gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance

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fairly

  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    pretty; passably; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling; somewhat.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers
  • adverb without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
    evenhandedly; fair.
    • deal fairly with one another

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impartial

  • adjective showing lack of favoritism
    • the cold neutrality of an impartial judge
  • adjective free from undue bias or preconceived opinions
    unprejudiced.
    • an unprejudiced appraisal of the pros and cons
    • the impartial eye of a scientist

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modest

  • adjective marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
    • a modest apartment
    • too modest to wear his medals
  • adjective satellite not large but sufficient in size or amount
    small.
    • a modest salary
    • modest inflation
    • helped in my own small way

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equitable

  • adjective fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
    just.
    • equitable treatment of all citizens
    • an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

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restrained

  • adjective satellite cool and formal in manner
    reticent; unemotional.
  • verb keep under control; keep in check
    keep back; restrain; hold back; keep.
    • suppress a smile
    • Keep your temper
    • keep your cool

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temperate

  • adjective (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate
    • a temperate region
    • the temperate zones
    • temperate plants
  • adjective not extreme in behavior
    • temperate in his habits
    • a temperate response to an insult
    • temperate in his eating and drinking

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moderateness

  • noun the property of being moderate in price or expenditures
    reasonableness; modestness.
    • the store is famous for the reasonableness of its prices
    • the modestness of the living standards here becomes obvious immediately
  • noun quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
    moderation.

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antitrust

  • adjective satellite of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices
    antimonopoly.

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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average

  • noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    norm.
    • it set the norm for American homes
  • noun (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

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sportsmanlike

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporting; sporty; clean.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct

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hold_in

  • verb close in; darkness enclosed him"
    confine; enclose.
  • verb lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
    control; moderate; curb; contain; hold; check.
    • moderate your alcohol intake
    • hold your tongue
    • hold your temper
    • control your anger

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honestly

  • adverb (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that
    candidly; frankly.
    • honestly, I don't believe it
    • candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience
    • frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn
  • adverb in an honest manner
    aboveboard.
    • in he can't get it honestly, he is willing to steal it
    • was known for dealing aboveboard in everything

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clean

  • noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    clean and jerk.
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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fair-mindedness

  • noun ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
    candor; candour; fairness.

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impartially

  • adverb in an impartial manner
    • he smiled at them both impartially

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