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Frequently practiced, used, or experienced; customary:
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  1. Frequently practiced, used, or experienced; customary:
  2. Familiar through use; usual; customary.
  3. Customary; usual; characteristic
Most frequent, noticeable, etc.; predominant
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  1. Most frequent, noticeable, etc.; predominant
  2. Prevalent, common, widespread.
  3. Blowing usually or most frequently from a given direction:
Widely encountered, used, or recognized:
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  1. Widely encountered, used, or recognized:
  2. Generally regarded as true, valid, proper, etc.; conventional; approved
In keeping with custom, or usage; usual; habitual
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  1. In keeping with custom, or usage; usual; habitual
  2. Based on custom or tradition rather than written law or contract.
  3. Agreeing with, or established by, custom; established by common usage; conventional; habitual.
Conforming to a standard or to a generally accepted rule or mode of conduct; proper
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  1. Conforming to a standard or to a generally accepted rule or mode of conduct; proper
  2. Conforming in form, build, or arrangement to a rule, principle, type, standard, etc.; orderly; symmetrical
  3. (--- Philately) For general, unrestricted use
(Linguistics) Conforming to models or norms of usage admired by educated speakers and writers:
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  1. (Linguistics) Conforming to models or norms of usage admired by educated speakers and writers:
  2. Widely recognized or employed as a model of authority or excellence:
  3. Normal, familiar, or usual:
Adhering to what is commonly accepted, customary, or traditional:
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  1. Adhering to what is commonly accepted, customary, or traditional:
  2. Strictly conforming to certain rites and traditions of Judaism as formulated by the Torah and Talmud
  3. Adhering to the accepted or traditional and established faith, especially in religion.
In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.
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  1. In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.
  2. Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.
  3. Designating or of a style of improvised jazz associated historically with early black New Orleans musicians and typically played by a band made up of one or two cornets, a clarinet, a trombone, and a rhythm section that includes a banjo and a tuba
Being or doing a certain thing by habit; steady; inveterate
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  1. Being or doing a certain thing by habit; steady; inveterate
  2. Formed or acquired by continual use; done by habit or fixed as a habit; customary
  3. (Grammar) Designating an action or state that lasts for or is repeated over an extended duration, expressed in English by such means as the simple present tense ( She works downtown ) and the phrase used to ( A factory used to be located at that intersection ).
Accustomed; usual:
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  1. Accustomed; usual:
  2. Accustomed; habituated
  3. Customary; habitual
Conforming with, adhering to, or constituting a norm, standard, pattern, level, or type; typical:
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  1. Conforming with, adhering to, or constituting a norm, standard, pattern, level, or type; typical:
  2. Designating or of a solution which contains an amount of the dissolved substance chemically equivalent to one gram atom of hydrogen per liter of solution
  3. Conforming with or constituting an accepted standard, model, or pattern; esp., corresponding to the median or average of a large group in type, appearance, achievement, function, development, etc.; natural; usual; standard; regular
Of the nature of, constituting, or serving as a type; emblematic.
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  1. Of the nature of, constituting, or serving as a type; emblematic.
  2. Conforming with what usually happens:
  3. Having or showing the characteristics, qualities, etc. of a kind, class, or group so fully as to be a representative example
Anticipated; thought to be about to arrive or occur
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Commonly encountered, experienced, or observed:
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  1. Commonly encountered, experienced, or observed:
  2. In conformity with regular practice or procedure:
  3. Such as is in common or ordinary use; such as is most often seen, heard, used, etc.; common; ordinary; customary
Having the nature of, using, or by routine
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  1. Having the nature of, using, or by routine
  2. Ordinary with nothing to distinguish it from all the others.
  3. Habitual; regular:
Of, for, or applying to a whole genus, kind, class, order, or race
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  1. Of, for, or applying to a whole genus, kind, class, order, or race
  2. Not limited to or dealing with one class of things; diversified:
  3. Involving only the main features rather than precise details:
Appropriate for ordinary days or routine occasions:
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  1. Appropriate for ordinary days or routine occasions:
  2. Usual; common
  3. Appropriate for ordinary use, rather than for special occasions
Uninteresting; unremarkable:
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  1. Uninteresting; unremarkable:
  2. Neither new nor interesting; obvious or ordinary
  3. Ordinary; common:
Occurring in the usual course of events; usual and normal.
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  1. Occurring in the usual course of events; usual and normal.
  2. Customary; usual; regular; normal
  3. (Law) Having direct authority to decide a case, rather than being delegated that power, as a judge.
Common in rank or station; average; ordinary:
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  1. Common in rank or station; average; ordinary:
  2. An extensive, relatively level area of land. Plains are present on all continents except Antarctica and are most often located in the interior regions. Because they can occur at almost any altitude or latitude, plains can be humid and forested, semiarid and grass-covered, or arid.
  3. Not of high rank or position; such as characterizes the common people; ordinary
Belonging to the present time:
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  1. Belonging to the present time:
  2. A flowing movement in a liquid, gas, plasma, or other form of matter, especially one that follows a recognizable course.
  3. A flow of positive electric charge. The strength of current flow in any medium is related to voltage differences in that medium, as well as the electrical properties of the medium, and is measured in amperes. Since electrons are stipulated to have a negative charge, current in an electrical circuit actually flows in the opposite direction of the movement of electrons.
Within the means of the ordinary person
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  1. Within the means of the ordinary person
  2. Widely liked or appreciated:
  3. Accepted by or prevalent among the people in general:
Widely or commonly occurring, existing, accepted, or practiced.
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  1. Widely or commonly occurring, existing, accepted, or practiced.
  2. Generally practiced, occurring, or accepted
  3. (Rare) Stronger, more effective, etc.; dominant
Most frequent, noticeable, etc.; prevailing; preponderant
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  1. Most frequent, noticeable, etc.; prevailing; preponderant
  2. Common or widespread; prevalent
  3. Having ascendancy, authority, or dominating influence over others; superior
Widely known; familiar or famous:
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  1. Widely known; familiar or famous:
  2. (Computing, not comparable) Generally recognised; reserved for some usual purpose.
  3. (Nonstandard) Alternative form of well-known.
(Printing) Printed or reproduced from stereotype plates.
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  1. (Printing) Printed or reproduced from stereotype plates.
  2. Having a certain stereotype.
  3. Lacking originality, creativity, or individuality.
Conforming to standards; proper:
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  1. Conforming to standards; proper:
  2. Conforming or adhering to an established standard; proper
  3. Conforming to fact or logic; true, accurate, right, or free from errors
Having received Christian confirmation
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  1. Having received Christian confirmation
  2. Being firmly settled in habit; inveterate.
  3. Firmly established, as in a habit or condition; habitual
Pleasing in appearance; fair; handsome
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  1. Pleasing in appearance; fair; handsome
  2. (Of behavi) Appropriate; suited to the occasion or purpose; becoming.
  3. Suitable, proper, fitting, or becoming, esp. as regards conventional standards of conduct or good taste; decorous
Characterized by or showing decorum, propriety, good taste, etc.
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  1. Characterized by or showing decorum, propriety, good taste, etc.
  2. Marked by proper behavior.
Characteristically belonging to the being or thing in question; peculiar:
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  1. Characteristically belonging to the being or thing in question; peculiar:
  2. (Mathematics) Of or relating to a subset of a given set when the set has at least one element not in the subset.
  3. Fitting; seemly; right
(--- Informal) Properly or modestly dressed:
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  1. (--- Informal) Properly or modestly dressed:
  2. Fairly good; acceptable; satisfactory:
  3. Characterized by conformity to recognized standards of propriety or morality:
Appropriate; proper:
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  1. Appropriate; proper:
  2. Suited, adapted, or acceptable for a given circumstance or purpose:
  3. Proper; right; appropriate
Suitable; proper; appropriate
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  1. Suitable; proper; appropriate
  2. Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
Determined; established; set:
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  1. Determined; established; set:
  2. Established; settled; set
  3. Not changing, not able to be changed, staying the same.
Used as, or meeting the requirements of, a standard, rule, model, etc.
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  1. Used as, or meeting the requirements of, a standard, rule, model, etc.
  2. Normal, familiar, or usual:
  3. Widely recognized or employed as a model of authority or excellence:
Fixed or established by agreement:
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  1. Fixed or established by agreement:
  2. Unwilling or very reluctant to change:
  3. Established deliberately; intentional:
Of or pertaining to conformity.
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Corresponding; similar:
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  1. Corresponding; similar:
  2. Having the same shape, very similar.
  3. (Geology) Of, relating to, or being rock or sediment strata that were deposited either adjacent to each other or in vertical sequence without interruption by a disruptive or altering process such as erosion or folding.
Of, characteristic of, or used by people who follow the current fashion
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  1. Of, characteristic of, or used by people who follow the current fashion
  2. Characteristic of or influenced by a current popular trend or style.
  3. Established or favoured by custom or use; current; prevailing at a particular time.
Designed for use or wear at ceremonies, elaborate parties, etc.
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  1. Designed for use or wear at ceremonies, elaborate parties, etc.
  2. Following or being in accord with accepted or prescribed forms, conventions, or regulations:
  3. Having the appearance of being suitable, correct, etc., but not really so
Being part of an established routine:
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  1. Being part of an established routine:
  2. Of, having the nature of, or done as a rite or rites
  3. Associated with or performed according to a rite or ritual:
Full of ceremony
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  1. Full of ceremony
  2. In accord with prescribed or customary usage; rigidly formal.
  3. Excessively formal or proper
Closer to the right side of a person directly before and facing the thing mentioned or understood
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  1. Closer to the right side of a person directly before and facing the thing mentioned or understood
  2. Straight; uncurved; direct:
  3. In or into a satisfactory state or condition:
Distinct and correct in sound or meaning:
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  1. Distinct and correct in sound or meaning:
  2. Strictly distinguished from others; very:
  3. (Sciences) Of experimental results, consistent, clustered close together, agreeing with each other. This does not mean that they cluster near the true, correct, or accurate value.
(Archaic) Observant of forms; ceremonious.
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  1. (Archaic) Observant of forms; ceremonious.
  2. Of, relating to, or used in a ceremony; ritual or formal.
  3. Of, appropriate to, or characterized by ceremony; formal or ritual.
Neat or tidy in arrangement; in good order
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  1. Neat or tidy in arrangement; in good order
  2. Arranged in, conforming to, or exhibiting some regular order; systematic
  3. Given to keeping things neat or well-arranged:
Lacking grace or easy charm; very formal:
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  1. Lacking grace or easy charm; very formal:
  2. Resolute, stubborn, or uncompromising, as a person, a fight, etc.
  3. (Naut.) Not tending to lean or tilt to one side even in strong winds or when carrying much sail
Not bending or flexible; stiff and hard
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  1. Not bending or flexible; stiff and hard
  2. Being an airship with a external frame made of rigid parts.
  3. Not moving; set
Conforming to the current fashion; modish.
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  1. Conforming to the current fashion; modish.
  2. Having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress
  3. (Film) Having a particular directing style or cinematography.
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  1. In the current mode.
  2. Being in or conforming to the prevailing or current fashion; stylish:
  3. In the current mode; in the latest style; fashionable
Having the outward appearance but lacking in substance:
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  1. Having the outward appearance but lacking in substance:
  2. Designed for use or wear at ceremonies, elaborate parties, etc.
  3. Characterized by technical or polysyllabic vocabulary, complex sentence structure, and explicit transitions; not colloquial or informal:
Having a certain stereotype.
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  1. Having a certain stereotype.
  2. (Printing) Printed or reproduced from stereotype plates.
  3. Lacking originality, creativity, or individuality.
Lacking originality; trite.
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  1. Lacking originality; trite.
Strictly conforming to certain rites and traditions of Judaism as formulated by the Torah and Talmud
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  1. Strictly conforming to certain rites and traditions of Judaism as formulated by the Torah and Talmud
  2. Adhering to what is commonly accepted, customary, or traditional:
  3. Adhering to the accepted or traditional and established faith, especially in religion.
Of small or limited width, especially in comparison with length.
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  1. Of small or limited width, especially in comparison with length.
  2. Limited in means; with hardly enough to live on
  3. Lacking flexibility; rigid:
Having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas
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  1. Having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas
  2. Alternative spelling of narrow-minded.
  3. Limited in outlook or lacking in tolerance; not open-minded; bigoted, prejudiced, etc.
(Archaic) Lacking education in the liberal arts.
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  1. (Archaic) Lacking education in the liberal arts.
  2. Not generous; stingy
  3. (Archaic) Lacking a liberal education; without culture; unrefined
Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from dogma.
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  1. Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from dogma.
  2. Asserting or insisting upon ideas or principles, especially when unproven or unexamined, in an imperious or arrogant manner:
  3. Characterized by such assertion, often with an unconsidered rejection of criticism:
Marked by conformity or convention:
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  1. Marked by conformity or convention:
  2. Characterized by the tendency to conform
Like an island; detached; isolated
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  1. Like an island; detached; isolated
  2. Of, or having the form of, an island
  3. Circumscribed and detached in outlook and experience; narrow or provincial.
Narrowly restricted in scope or outlook; provincial:
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  1. Narrowly restricted in scope or outlook; provincial:
  2. Of, relating to, supported by, or located in a parish.
  3. Restricted to a small area or scope; narrow; limited; provincial
Conforming completely to established rule, principle, or condition:
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  1. Conforming completely to established rule, principle, or condition:
  2. Not loose or vague; exact or precise:
  3. (Botany) Stiff, narrow, and upright.
Not changing or adjusting to different conditions or problems:
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  1. Not changing or adjusting to different conditions or problems:
  2. Being an airship with a external frame made of rigid parts.
  3. Scrupulously or severely maintained or performed; rigorous or harsh:
Rigorous in religious observance; marked by stern morality.
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  1. Rigorous in religious observance; marked by stern morality.
  2. Extremely or excessively strict in matters of morals and religion
  3. Precise in observance of legal or religious requirements; strict; overscrupulous; rigid; "” often used by way of reproach or contempt.
That cannot be changed; fixed; unalterable
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  1. That cannot be changed; fixed; unalterable
  2. That cannot be bent or curved; stiff; rigid
  3. Refusing to change one's attitude, purpose, or principles; immovable:
Having the hide tight over the bone and muscle structure of the body, as an emaciated cow
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  1. Having the hide tight over the bone and muscle structure of the body, as an emaciated cow
  2. Having abnormally dry, stiff skin that adheres closely to the underlying flesh. Used of domestic animals such as cattle.
  3. (Of a domestic animal) Having the skin adhering so closely to the ribs and back as not to be easily loosened or raised; emaciated.
(Judaism) Designating or of a movement that accepts traditional forms and religious ritual that have been adapted to modern life with moderation and flexibility
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  1. (Judaism) Designating or of a movement that accepts traditional forms and religious ritual that have been adapted to modern life with moderation and flexibility
  2. Traditional or restrained in style:
  3. Favoring traditional views and values; tending to oppose change.
Of, relating to, or in accord with tradition:
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  1. Of, relating to, or in accord with tradition:
  2. Designating or of a style of improvised jazz associated historically with early black New Orleans musicians and typically played by a band made up of one or two cornets, a clarinet, a trombone, and a rhythm section that includes a banjo and a tuba
  3. Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.
Characterized by, belonging to, or concerning doctrine.
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  1. Characterized by, belonging to, or concerning doctrine.
Of or pertaining to conformity.
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Real; not going beyond the actual facts; accurate; unvarnished
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  1. Real; not going beyond the actual facts; accurate; unvarnished
  2. Consisting of, using, or expressed by letters:
  3. Conforming or limited to the simplest, nonfigurative, or most obvious meaning of a word or words.
Conforming to orthodox or well-established rules or patterns, as of procedure.
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  1. Conforming to orthodox or well-established rules or patterns, as of procedure.
  2. According to recognised or orthodox rules.
  3. Stated or used in the most basic and straightforwardly applicable manner.
Of or pertaining to scripture.
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  1. Of or pertaining to scripture.
  2. Of, relating to, based on, or contained in the Scriptures.
  3. Of or relating to writing; written.
Being or characteristic of a bigot:
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  1. Being or characteristic of a bigot:
  2. Being a bigot; biased; strongly prejudiced; forming opinions without just cause.
Unreasonably determined to have one's own way; not yielding to reason or plea; stubborn; dogged; mulish
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  1. Unreasonably determined to have one's own way; not yielding to reason or plea; stubborn; dogged; mulish
  2. Not easily subdued, ended, etc.
  3. Difficult to manage, control, or treat:
Old-fashioned and stuffy:
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  1. Old-fashioned and stuffy:
  2. Heavily built; bulky and slow in movement
  3. Stubbornly old-fashioned; narrow and conventional
Poorly ventilated; having little fresh air; close
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  1. Poorly ventilated; having little fresh air; close
  2. (Informal) Dull or stodgy; not interesting or stimulating
  3. Conservative, conventional, old-fashioned, etc.
Perfectly horizontal or vertical; level or even:
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  1. Perfectly horizontal or vertical; level or even:
  2. Characterized by undeviating support, as of a principle or a political party:
  3. Not deviating from the normal or strict form:
Square or rectangular in cross section, as some files
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  1. Square or rectangular in cross section, as some files
  2. Having all accounts settled; even:
  3. Designating or of a unit of surface measure in the form of a square having sides of a specified length
Conservative, conventional, or unimaginative:
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  1. Conservative, conventional, or unimaginative:
  2. Having buttons extending down the front from the collar to the waist:
  3. Designating a collar, as on a shirt, having points fastened by small buttons to the front of the garment
Widely encountered, used, or recognized:
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  1. Widely encountered, used, or recognized:
  2. Generally approved, believed, or recognized.
Of or relating to Orthodox Judaism.
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  1. Of or relating to Orthodox Judaism.
  2. Adhering to the Christian faith as expressed in the early Christian ecumenical creeds.
  3. Conforming to the usual beliefs or established doctrines, as in religion or politics; approved or conventional [orthodox ideas]
Having been accepted as true or worthy:
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  1. Having been accepted as true or worthy:
  2. Accepted; considered as standard
Notable; distinguished; honored.
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  1. Notable; distinguished; honored.
Fastened down by buttons:
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  1. Fastened down by buttons:
  2. Having buttons extending down the front from the collar to the waist:
  3. Designating a collar, as on a shirt, having points fastened by small buttons to the front of the garment
Marked by conformity or convention:
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  1. Marked by conformity or convention:
  2. Characterized by the tendency to conform
Of or relating to support for the political or social establishment.
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  1. Of or relating to support for the political or social establishment.
  2. Of or relating to support for the official status of an established church.
  3. Belonging to, supporting, or characteristic of the Establishment
Of or relating to Orthodox Judaism.
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  1. Of or relating to Orthodox Judaism.
  2. Adhering to what is commonly accepted, customary, or traditional:
  3. Adhering to the accepted or traditional and established faith, especially in religion.
Characterized by undeviating support, as of a principle or a political party:
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  1. Characterized by undeviating support, as of a principle or a political party:
  2. Not deviating from the normal or strict form:
  3. Not altered, embellished, or modified:
Designating or of a style of improvised jazz associated historically with early black New Orleans musicians and typically played by a band made up of one or two cornets, a clarinet, a trombone, and a rhythm section that includes a banjo and a tuba
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  1. Designating or of a style of improvised jazz associated historically with early black New Orleans musicians and typically played by a band made up of one or two cornets, a clarinet, a trombone, and a rhythm section that includes a banjo and a tuba
  2. Of, relating to, or in accord with tradition:
  3. Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.
Designating or of a unit of surface measure in the form of a square having sides of a specified length
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  1. Designating or of a unit of surface measure in the form of a square having sides of a specified length
  2. Square or rectangular in cross section, as some files
  3. Having a base that is a square:
Full of ceremony
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  1. Full of ceremony
  2. Excessively formal or proper
  3. In accord with prescribed or customary usage; rigidly formal.
Suitable for a royal court; stately:
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  1. Suitable for a royal court; stately:
  2. Obsequious, flattering.
  3. Elegant; refined:
Being or relating to essential form or constitution:
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  1. Being or relating to essential form or constitution:
  2. Characterized by technical or polysyllabic vocabulary, complex sentence structure, and explicit transitions; not colloquial or informal:
  3. Stiffly ceremonious:
Very careful about every detail of behavior, ceremony, etc.
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  1. Very careful about every detail of behavior, ceremony, etc.
  2. Strictly attentive to minute details of form in action or conduct.
  3. Strictly attentive to detail; meticulous or fastidious, particularly to codes or conventions.
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