disposed+to+peace

  • 1 disposed to peace — index peaceable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 peace-loving — adjective inclined or disposed to peace (Freq. 1) they met in a peaceable spirit peace loving citizens • Syn: ↑peaceable • Similar to: ↑peaceful, ↑peaceable …

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  • 3 well disposed — also well disposed ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ to/towards n If you are well disposed to a person, plan, or activity, you are likely to agree with them or support them. They are likely to be well disposed to an offer of a separate peace deal... He felt… …

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  • 4 Alexander VI —     Pope Alexander VI     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Alexander VI     Rodrigo Borgia, born at Xativa, near Valencia, in Spain, 1 January, 1431; died in Rome, 18 August, 1503. His parents were Jofre Lançol and Isabella Borja, sister of …

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  • 5 Pope Alexander VI —     Pope Alexander VI     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Alexander VI     Rodrigo Borgia, born at Xativa, near Valencia, in Spain, 1 January, 1431; died in Rome, 18 August, 1503. His parents were Jofre Lançol and Isabella Borja, sister of… …

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  • 6 peaceful — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. peaceable; quiet, tranquil; amicable. See repose, pacification, friend. Ant., warlike, agitated. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [At peace] Syn. quiet, tranquil, serene; see calm 1 , 2 , tranquil 1 , 2 .… …

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  • 7 friendly — a. 1. Kind, kindly, amiable, benevolent, well disposed, kindly disposed, kind hearted, affectionate, good. 2. Mutually kind, well affected toward each other, of mutual regard, on good terms, on friendly terms, on a friendly, familiar or intimate… …

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  • 8 pacifist — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. peace lover, peacemonger*, passive resister, conscientious objector, Satyagrahist, noncooperator, civil disobedience campaigner, peacenik*, conchie*, sit downer*, flower child*, dove*; see also radical , conscientious… …

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  • 9 peaceable — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [At peace] Syn. serene, quiet, balmy; see calm 1 , 2 , tranquil 1 , 2 . 2. [Inclined to peace] Syn. conciliatory, pacific, peaceful; see friendly 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. peaceful, friendly, gentle, nonviolent …

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  • 10 peaceable — peace·able / pē sə bəl/ adj: marked by freedom from dispute, strife, violence, or disorder the right to peaceable assembly peaceable possession peace·ably / blē/ adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam W …

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  • 11 pacific — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. peaceable, conciliatory; calm. See pacification, content. Ant., warlike, contentious. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. peaceable, peaceful, tranquil, untroubled, smooth, gentle, quiet, still, composed,… …

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  • 12 irenic — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Inclined or disposed to peace; not quarrelsome or unruly: pacific, pacifical, pacifist, pacifistic, peaceable, peaceful. See PEACE …

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  • 13 pacifical — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Inclined or disposed to peace; not quarrelsome or unruly: irenic, pacific, pacifist, pacifistic, peaceable, peaceful. See PEACE …

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  • 14 pacifistic — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Inclined or disposed to peace; not quarrelsome or unruly: irenic, pacific, pacifical, pacifist, peaceable, peaceful. See PEACE …

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  • 15 peaceable — peaceable, peaceful In general, peaceable means ‘disposed to peace, not quarrelsome’ and refers primarily to people or activities: • The visitor from beyond the planets would obtain the impression that the Earth is a very peaceable place New… …

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  • 16 peaceful — peaceable, peaceful In general, peaceable means ‘disposed to peace, not quarrelsome’ and refers primarily to people or activities: • The visitor from beyond the planets would obtain the impression that the Earth is a very peaceable place New… …

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  • 17 peaceable — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. disposed to peace ; not contentious or quarrelsome b. quietly behaved 2. marked by freedom from strife or disorder • peaceableness noun • peaceably adverb …

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  • 18 peaceable — a. 1. Peaceful, pacific, free from war. 2. Gentle, mild, amicable, friendly, disposed to peace, inoffensive. 3. Quiet, tranquil, placid, unmoved, undisturbed, serene, peaceful, still …

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  • 19 peaceable — /ˈpisəbəl/ (say peesuhbuhl) adjective 1. disposed to peace; inclined to avoid strife or dissension: peaceable intentions. 2. peaceful: a peaceable adjustment. –peaceableness, noun –peaceably, adverb …

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  • 20 Pueblo dwellers — Indians of the southwest, sedentary rather than nomadic in inclination, and disposed to peace and industry. United States v Chavez, 290 US 357, 78 L Ed 360, 54 S Ct 217. See pueblo …

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