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  • 81Volvo Democrat — (VOHL.voh dem.uh.krat) n. A white, well educated, moderately affluent, liberal, suburban professional. Example Citations: Former five term Vermont governor and current Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean, 54 years old, looked as amazed… …

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  • 82demure — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. sedate, staid; modest, diffident, prim, coy. See inexcitability, modesty. Ant., brazen, impudent. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. shy, prim, coy, bashful; see humble 1 , prudish , shy . See Synonym… …

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  • 83dope — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. hint, information; informal, drug, stimulant; slang, dunce. See remedy, ignorance, drugs. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A drug] Syn. narcotic, opiate, controlled substance; see drug 2 . 2. [Pertinent… …

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  • 84serene — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. calm, placid, tranquil, unperturbed; clear, unclouded. See inexcitability, content.Ant., agitated, ruffled. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. calm, tranquil, clear, pellucid, limpid, unruffled,… …

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  • 85solemn — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. awesome, impressive; grave, serious, dignified; sober; formal, ceremonious; reverent, ritualistic. See importance, dejection, piety, ostentation.Ant., light[weight], flippant. II (Roget s IV) modif …

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  • 86matronly — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. middle aged, wifely, grave, sedate, womanly, ladylike; see also mature 1 , motherly . Ant. inexperienced*, immature, girlish. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. dignified, sedate, mellow, mature, serious, motherly …

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  • 87Inexcitability — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Absence of excitability, or of excitement. < N PARAG:Inexcitability >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inexcitability inexcitability imperturbability inirritability Sgm: N 1 even temper even temper tranquil mind dispassion Sgm: N… …

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  • 88sedation — (n.) 1540s, from L. sedationem (nom. sedatio), noun of action from pp. stem of sedare (see SEDATE (Cf. sedate) (adj.)) …

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  • 89sedative — (adj.) tending to calm or soothe, early 15c., from M.L. sedativus calming, allaying, from pp. stem of sedare (see SEDATE (Cf. sedate)). The noun derivative meaning a sedative drug is attested from 1785 …

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  • 90calm — adj 1. still, motionless, smooth, undisturbed, unagitated, quiet; windless, waveless, storm less; stationary, becalmed; tranquil, serene, restful, reposeful, placid, peaceful, halcyon. 2. composed, collected, Inf. together, self possessed; cool,… …

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  • 91calm — [adj1] peaceful, quiet (inanimate) at a standstill, at peace, bland, bucolic, cool, halcyon, harmonious, hushed, inactive, in order, low key, mild, motionless, pacific, pastoral, placid, quiescent, reposeful, reposing, restful, rural, serene,… …

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  • 92sober — [adj1] not partaking of alcohol abstaining, abstemious, abstinent, ascetic, calm, clear headed, cold sober*, continent, controlled, dry, moderate, nonindulgent, not drunk, on the wagon*, restrained, sedate, self possessed, serious, steady,… …

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  • 93dhē-2 —     dhē 2     English meaning: to put, place     Deutsche Übersetzung: ‘setzen, stellen, legen”     Material: O.Ind. dádhüti, Av. daδüiti “ he places “, O.Pers. Impf. sg. adadü “ he has installed “, O.Ind. Aor.á dhü m “I placed”, Med. 3. sg.… …

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  • 94Calm — (k[aum]m), a. [Compar. {Calmer} ( [ e]r); superl. {Calmest} ( [e^]st)] 1. Not stormy; without motion, as of winds or waves; still; quiet; serene; undisturbed. Calm was the day. Spenser. [1913 Webster] Now all is calm, and fresh, and still. Bryant …

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  • 95Calmer — Calm Calm (k[aum]m), a. [Compar. {Calmer} ( [ e]r); superl. {Calmest} ( [e^]st)] 1. Not stormy; without motion, as of winds or waves; still; quiet; serene; undisturbed. Calm was the day. Spenser. [1913 Webster] Now all is calm, and fresh, and… …

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  • 96Calmest — Calm Calm (k[aum]m), a. [Compar. {Calmer} ( [ e]r); superl. {Calmest} ( [e^]st)] 1. Not stormy; without motion, as of winds or waves; still; quiet; serene; undisturbed. Calm was the day. Spenser. [1913 Webster] Now all is calm, and fresh, and… …

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  • 97Douce — Douce, a. [F. doux, masc., douce, fem., sweet, fr. L. duleis sweet.] 1. Sweet; pleasant. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Sober; prudent; sedate; modest. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] And this is a douce, honest man. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 98Matronlike — Ma tron*like , a. Like a matron; sedate; grave; matronly. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 99Matronly — Ma tron*ly, a. 1. Advanced in years; elderly. [1913 Webster] 2. Like, or befitting, a matron; grave; sedate. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 100Sad — (s[a^]d), a. [Compar. {Sadder} (s[a^]d d[ e]r); superl. {Saddest}.] [OE. sad sated, tired, satisfied, firm, steadfast, AS. s[ae]d satisfied, sated; akin to D. zat, OS. sad, G. satt, OHG. sat, Icel. sa[eth]r, saddr, Goth. sa[thorn]s, Lith. sotus,… …

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