halcyonian

  • 1 Halcyonian — Hal cy*o ni*an (h[a^]l s[i^]*[=o] n[i^]*an), a. Halcyon; calm. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 halcyonian — index peaceable, placid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 halcyon — /hal see euhn/, adj. Also, halcyonian /hal see oh nee euhn/, halcyonic /hal see on ik/. 1. calm; peaceful; tranquil: halcyon weather. 2. rich; wealthy; prosperous: halcyon times of peace. 3. happy; joyful; carefree: halcyon days of youth. 4. of… …

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  • 5 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 6 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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  • 7 heartening — I adjective assuring, auspicious, bright, cheerful, comforting, consoling, encouraging, favorable, felicitous, fortunate, full of promise, halcyonian, halcyonic, hopeful, opportune, optimistic, promising, propitious, providential, reassuring,… …

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  • 8 placid — I adjective at peace, balmy, calm, calmative, collected, composed, cool, easeful, easygoing, equable, even, gentle, halcyon, halcyonian, imperturable, irenic, irenical, meek, mild, motionless, pacific, paradisiacal, pastoral, patient, peaceable,… …

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  • 9 halcyon — I. n. Kingfisher. II. a. Placid, calm, quiet, still, peaceful, tranquil, undisturbed, unruffled, serene, palmy, happy, golden, halcyonian …

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  • 10 gentle — adj 1. kind, kindly, tender, gracious, considerate, thoughtful; indulgent, lenient, clement, humane, merciful, compassionate, tender hearted, gentlehearted, Fr. gentil; benign, amiable, affable, sweet tempered. 2. mild, moderate, soothing, easy,… …

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  • 11 halcyon — adj 1. mild, pleasant, moderate, temperate, halcyonian, halcyonic; warm, summery, sunny; calm, peaceful, tranquil, pacific, serene, restful, reposeful, placid; still, motionless, smooth, undisturbed, unagitated, unruffled, quiet, windless,… …

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  • 12 roaring — n 1. howling, yowling, shouting, Inf. hollering, yelling, bellowing; growling, snarling; rumbling, rolling, thundering; blaring, blasting, sounding, resounding, banging, booming. adj 2. brisk, good, successful, profitable, prosperous, halcyon,… …

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  • 13 soft — adj 1. plushlike, plushed, squashy, squishy, mushy, spongy; pulpy, pulpal, pulpous, pulplike, pul paceous, overripe, overmature; pappy, paplike, mashed, softened; thin, watery, runny, liquid; loamy, friable, crumbly; marshy, paludal, boggy,… …

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  • 14 halcyon —   n. sea bird supposed to calm the waves while nesting on them; kingfisher, especially Australian; a. tranquil.    ♦ halcyon days, calm period of 14 days at winter solstice; any peaceful period.    ♦ halcyonian,    ♦ halcyonic . a …

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