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Decided or resolved:
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  1. Decided or resolved:
  2. Marked by or showing determination; resolute:
  3. Having one's mind made up; decided; resolved
Being the same in actual character as in outward appearance; genuine; real
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  1. Being the same in actual character as in outward appearance; genuine; real
  2. Being without hypocrisy or pretense; true:
  3. Without deceit, pretense, or hypocrisy; truthful; straightforward; honest
Deeply or sincerely felt; earnest.
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  1. Deeply or sincerely felt; earnest.
  2. With or expressive of deep feeling; sincere
Recently made; fresh:
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  1. Recently made; fresh:
  2. Marked by enthusiasm; ardent:
  3. Loving; passionate:
Requiring or carried out with careful thought or concern:
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  1. Requiring or carried out with careful thought or concern:
  2. Concerned with important rather than trivial matters:
  3. Not joking or trifling:
(--- Theol.) So evil as to cause spiritual death; mortal
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  1. (--- Theol.) So evil as to cause spiritual death; mortal
  2. Fraught with danger or harm:
  3. Requiring serious thought; important; weighty
Serious or staid in character or conduct:
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  1. Serious or staid in character or conduct:
  2. Straightforward and serious; not exaggerated, emotional, or silly:
  3. Serious, solemn, grave, or sedate
Rigorous; severe; afflictive.
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  1. Rigorous; severe; afflictive.
  2. Adapted to turn the balance in the mind, or to convince; important; forcible; serious; momentous.
  3. Burdensome; oppressive:
Practical; unemotional:
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  1. Practical; unemotional:
  2. Showing or having characteristics advantageous to or of use in business; methodical and systematic.
  3. Earnest and practical without being distracted or enthusiastic
Not tolerating irrelevancies; direct, efficient, and practical:
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  1. Not tolerating irrelevancies; direct, efficient, and practical:
  2. Practical, not concerning oneself with anything silly or unimportant.
  3. Not indulging in or tolerating nonsense, impracticality, etc.; matter-of-fact; practical and serious
Requiring or carried out with careful thought or concern:
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  1. Requiring or carried out with careful thought or concern:
  2. Concerned with important rather than trivial matters:
  3. Not joking or trifling:
Devoid of extreme qualities, such as exaggeration; sober.
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  1. Devoid of extreme qualities, such as exaggeration; sober.
(--- Theol.) So evil as to cause spiritual death; mortal
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  1. (--- Theol.) So evil as to cause spiritual death; mortal
  2. Fraught with danger or harm:
  3. Requiring serious thought; important; weighty
Serenely deliberate, composed, and dignified in character or manner.
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  1. Serenely deliberate, composed, and dignified in character or manner.
  2. Calm, quiet, or composed; esp., serious and unemotional; staid; decorous
Requiring or carried out with careful thought or concern:
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  1. Requiring or carried out with careful thought or concern:
  2. Concerned with important rather than trivial matters:
  3. Not joking or trifling:
Serious or staid in character or conduct:
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  1. Serious or staid in character or conduct:
  2. Straightforward and serious; not exaggerated, emotional, or silly:
  3. Serious, solemn, grave, or sedate
Made with deep sincerity or invoking the force of religion:
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  1. Made with deep sincerity or invoking the force of religion:
  2. Serious or grave
  3. Serious and dignified:
Mentally depressed or depressing; melancholy
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  1. Mentally depressed or depressing; melancholy
  2. Earnest and solemn; grave
  3. Serious; grave:
(Rare) Resisting change; fixed
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  1. (Rare) Resisting change; fixed
  2. Characterized by sedateness and often a strait-laced sense of propriety; serious and conventional.
  3. Serious, organized, and professional; sober
Requiring serious thought; important; weighty
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  1. Requiring serious thought; important; weighty
  2. Fraught with danger or harm:
  3. (--- Theol.) So evil as to cause spiritual death; mortal
Too dense or rich to digest easily:
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  1. Too dense or rich to digest easily:
  2. Loud; sonorous:
  3. (Theater) Serious, tragic, or villainous
Of utmost importance; of outstanding significance or consequence:
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  1. Of utmost importance; of outstanding significance or consequence:
  2. Of great moment; very important
Concerned with important rather than trivial matters:
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  1. Concerned with important rather than trivial matters:
  2. Giving cause for concern; dangerous
  3. Not joking or trifling:
Serious or grave; forbidding, as in expression or manner
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  1. Serious or grave; forbidding, as in expression or manner
  2. Unsparing, harsh, or strict, as in treatment of others:
  3. Serious or grievous
Having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
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  1. Having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
  2. Burdensome; oppressive:
  3. Rigorous; severe; afflictive.
A guarantee serving to assure a particular outcome or condition.
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  1. A guarantee serving to assure a particular outcome or condition.
  2. Something given or held as security
  3. The act of providing such security.
The condition of being held as a pledge against the payment of a loan:
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  1. The condition of being held as a pledge against the payment of a loan:
  2. Anything given as security, as for a debt, performance of an action, etc.; pledge; guaranty
  3. A person serving as security; a hostage.
(Law) Delivery of goods or personal property as security for a debt or obligation:
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  1. (Law) Delivery of goods or personal property as security for a debt or obligation:
  2. Something given or held as security to guarantee payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation.
  3. An item of property given as security for a debt or performance. an item of property given as security for a debt or performance.
A group or department of private guards:
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  1. A group or department of private guards:
  2. Measures adopted, as by a business or homeowner, to prevent a crime such as burglary or assault:
  3. Measures adopted to prevent escape:
A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
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  1. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
  2. A piece of stamped metal, etc. with a face value higher than its real value, issued as a substitute for currency, for use as fare on a transportation line, etc.
  3. A person who is considered as representative of a social group, such as a lone individual or one of a small number of employees hired primarily to prevent an employer from being accused of discrimination.
(--- Law) A judicial writ authorizing the search or seizure of property, arrest of a person, or the execution of a legal judgment.
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  1. (--- Law) A judicial writ authorizing the search or seizure of property, arrest of a person, or the execution of a legal judgment.
  2. An order in writing from a competent authority instructing that a certain act be carried out.
  3. A short-term note issued by a municipality or other governmental agency, usually in anticipation of tax revenues
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