irenically
adverb see irenic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • irenically — See irenic. * * * …   Universalium

  • irenically — ireni·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • irenically — nə̇k(ə)lē adverb : in an irenic manner : in a way calculated to conciliate or to promote peace * * * irenˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑irenic …   Useful english dictionary

  • irenic — irenically, adv. /uy ren ik, uy ree nik/, adj. tending to promote peace or reconciliation; peaceful or conciliatory. Also, irenical. [1860 65; < Gk eirenikós, equiv. to eirén(e) peace + ikos IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • irenic — adjective Etymology: Greek eirēnikos, from eirēnē peace Date: circa 1864 favoring, conducive to, or operating toward peace, moderation, or conciliation • irenically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Theōdūrus Abū Qurrah — ▪ Syrian bishop Arabic  name of Theodore Abū Kurra   born c. 750, , Edessa, Mesopotamia died c. 825       Syrian Melchite bishop, theologian, and linguist, early exponent of cultural exchange with Islāmic and other non Christian peoples, and the… …   Universalium

  • irenic — [ī ren′ik, ī rē′nik] adj. [Gr eirēnikos < eirēnē, peace] promoting peace; peaceful; pacific: also irenical irenically adv …   English World dictionary

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