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  • 181placable — I adjective appeasable, benevolent, capable of being appeased, capable of being pacified, charitable, clement, compassionate, conciliatory, disposed to mercy, exorabilis, exorable, forbearant, forbearing, forgiving, generous, gracious, indulgent …

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  • 182soft — index charitable (lenient), flexible, lenient, malleable, pliant, yielding Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 183softhearted — index benevolent, charitable (lenient), lenient, placable, sensitive (easily affected) Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

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  • 184sympathetic — index charitable (lenient), concerted, concordant, consensual, lenient, open (persuasible), pati …

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  • 185tolerant — index benevolent, charitable (lenient), dispassionate, lenient, liberal (broad minded), nonmilitant, open minded …

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  • 186yielding — I adjective accommodating, acquiescent, alterable, amenable, complaisant, compliant, docile, easy, easygoing, elastic, facile, facilis, flexible, impressible, impressionable, malleable, manageable, obedient, obliging, obsequens, obsequious,… …

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  • 187easy — adj. not difficult 1) easy for (that job was easy for her) lenient 2) (cannot stand alone) easy on (you are too easy on the children; go easy on him: he s been sick) showing moderation 3) (cannot stand alone) easy on (go easy on the hot peppers)… …

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  • 188judge — I n. 1) a fair, impartial; harsh, severe; lenient judge 2) a hanging ( severe ) judge 3) an administrative; circuit; district; itinerant; trial judge 4) (sports) a field judge 5) (mil.) a judge advocate; a judge advocate general II v. 1) to judge …

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  • 189soft — adj. (colloq.) attracted 1) soft on (he is soft on her) lenient 2) soft on (this judge is not soft on drunk drivers) * * * [sɒft] (colloq.) [ attracted ] soft on (he is soft on her) [ lenient ] soft on (this judge is not soft on drunk drivers) …

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  • 190charitable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. generous, liberal, kindly, Christian, forgiving; altruistic, eleemosynary. See benevolence, liberality, pity. Ant., ungenerous. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. beneficent, liberal, philanthropic, kind;… …

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  • 191kind — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sort, species, class, type, ilk, breed, character, nature. adj. kindly, kindhearted; gentle, tender, sympathetic, mild, friendly, obliging, benign, solicitous, lenient; helpful. See benevolence,… …

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  • 192leniency — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Mercifulness Nouns leniency, lenience, lenity, moderation, tolerance, toleration, mildness, gentleness, favor; indulgence, clemency, mercy, forbearance, quarter, patience; compassion, ruth, pity. See… …

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  • 193pity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Feeling of compassion for another Nouns pity, compassion, commiseration, sympathy; lamentation, condolence; empathy, fellow feeling, tenderness, humanity, mercy, clemency; leniency, charity, ruth,… …

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  • 194clement — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Merciful] Syn. lenient, forbearing, compassionate; see humane 1 , kind , merciful 1 . 2. [Mild; said of weather ] Syn. warm, clear, peaceful; see calm 2 , fair 3 , mild 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Not strict… …

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  • 195permissive — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Permitting] Syn. authorizing, allowing, agreeable, lax; see lenient , permitting . 2. [Authorized] Syn. allowed, licensed, permitted; see approved . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. lenient, indulgent, soft, easy, lax,… …

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  • 196Moderation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Moderation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 moderation moderation lenity &c. 740 Sgm: N 1 temperateness temperateness gentleness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 sobriety sobriety Sgm: N 1 quiet quiet …

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  • 197Pity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Pity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 pity pity compassion commiseration Sgm: N 1 bowels bowels of compassion Sgm: N 1 sympathy sympathy fellow feeling tenderness yearning forbearance …

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  • 198lassitude — early 15c., from M.Fr. lassitude (14c.), from L. lassitudinem (nom. lassitudo) faintness, weariness, from lassus faint, tired, weary, from PIE *led slow, weary (Cf. O.E. læt sluggish, slow; see LATE (Cf. late) (adj.)), from root *le …

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  • 199lenience — 1796, from LENIENT (Cf. lenient) + ENCE (Cf. ence) …

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  • 200leniency — 1780, from LENIENT (Cf. lenient) + CY (Cf. cy) …

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