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Not irregular; not varying; uniform; constant
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  1. Not irregular; not varying; uniform; constant
  2. Being equal for each opponent. Used of a score.
  3. Of uniform distribution:
Not high in price; cheap.
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  1. Not high in price; cheap.
  2. Low in price
  3. Not expensive; costing relatively little; low-priced; cheap
Costing relatively little
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  1. Costing relatively little
  2. Having a low price; cheap.
Being within the bounds of common sense:
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  1. Being within the bounds of common sense:
  2. Not excessive or extreme; fair:
  3. Capable of reasoning; rational:
Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
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  1. Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
  2. Moderate or limited in size, quantity, or range; not extreme:
  3. Moderate or reasonable; not extreme
Intermediate in value, rate, etc.; hence, normal or ordinary
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  1. Intermediate in value, rate, etc.; hence, normal or ordinary
  2. Usual or ordinary in kind or character:
  3. Being intermediate between extremes, as on a scale:
(Grammar) Of or relating to a noun or word group that functions as a noun.
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  1. (Grammar) Of or relating to a noun or word group that functions as a noun.
  2. (Business) Of or relating to the par value of a security rather than the market value.
  3. Very small compared to usual expectations; slight
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
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  1. Too trivial or unimportant to be worthy of attention.
  2. Not worth consideration; unimportant; trivial; small
(Of a product) for sale at half the normal price
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  1. (Of a product) for sale at half the normal price
In cookery, of a sauce etc., made more concentrated.
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  1. In cookery, of a sauce etc., made more concentrated.
  2. Made smaller or less, resulting from reduction.
  3. Reduced, lowered in price; on sale, at discount price
Moderate or restrained
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  1. Moderate or restrained
  2. Moderate in one's actions, speech, etc.; self-restrained
  3. Moderate in indulging the appetites; not self-indulgent; abstemious, esp. in the use of alcoholic beverages
Determined by measurement:
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  1. Determined by measurement:
  2. Determined, ascertained, or proportioned by a standard
  3. Careful; restrained:
Having, applying, or showing sound judgment; wise and careful
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  1. Having, applying, or showing sound judgment; wise and careful
Prevented from moving; held down or secured:
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  1. Prevented from moving; held down or secured:
  2. Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
  3. Characterized by restraint; exercising, or showing the results of, self-discipline or rational control; controlled
Arrived at after careful thought; thought out
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  1. Arrived at after careful thought; thought out
  2. Highly regarded; respected
  3. Reached after or carried out with careful thought; deliberate:
Able to reason
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  1. Able to reason
  2. Using or showing reason, or sound judgment; sensible
  3. A standard for what is fair and appropriate under usual and ordinary circumstances; that which is according to reason; the way a rational and just person would have acted. A standard for what is fair and appropriate under usual and ordinary circumstances; that which is according to reason; the way a rational and just person would have acted.
Not easily disturbed; serene:
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  1. Not easily disturbed; serene:
  2. Not varying or fluctuating much; steady; uniform
  3. Not readily upset; even; tranquil; serene
(Economics) Less in demand and therefore readily obtainable:
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  1. (Economics) Less in demand and therefore readily obtainable:
  2. That can be done, gotten, mastered, endured, etc. with ease; not difficult; not exacting
  3. Causing little hardship or distress:
Intermediate in value, rate, etc.; hence, normal or ordinary
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  1. Intermediate in value, rate, etc.; hence, normal or ordinary
  2. Usual or ordinary in kind or character:
  3. A number, especially the arithmetic mean, that is derived from and considered typical or representative of a set of numbers.
Not given to sudden changes in behavior, loyalty, disposition, etc.
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  1. Not given to sudden changes in behavior, loyalty, disposition, etc.
  2. Free or almost free from change, variation, or fluctuation; uniform:
  3. Not easily agitated, excited, or upset; calm and controlled
Careful in considering, judging, or deciding; not rash or hasty
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  1. Careful in considering, judging, or deciding; not rash or hasty
  2. Done with or marked by full consciousness of the nature and effects; intentional:
  3. Carefully thought out and formed, or done on purpose; premeditated
Nearly or completely motionless; undisturbed:
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  1. Nearly or completely motionless; undisturbed:
  2. Not agitated or excited; tranquil
  3. Without wind or motion; still; quiet
(Slang) Entire; full:
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  1. (Slang) Entire; full:
  2. Acceptable; satisfactory:
  3. Excellent; first-rate:
Moderate in type, degree, effect, or force:
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  1. Moderate in type, degree, effect, or force:
  2. Gentle or kind in disposition, manners, or behavior.
  3. Gentle or kind in disposition, action, or effect; not severe, harsh, bitter, etc.
Forbearing; lenient; merciful
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  1. Forbearing; lenient; merciful
  2. Mild, as weather
  3. Inclined to be lenient or merciful.
Easily managed or handled; docile:
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  1. Easily managed or handled; docile:
  2. Suited to one of good breeding; refined and polite:
  3. Of good family; wellborn:
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  1. Not impassioned; lacking passion; without emotion.
  2. Not impassioned; marked by a reasonable approach totally devoid of emotional influence or appeal:
Having or producing uniformly dark tones with few areas of contrast, as in a photograph or film.
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  1. Having or producing uniformly dark tones with few areas of contrast, as in a photograph or film.
  2. Having low intensity; restrained, as in style or quality; subdued.
  3. (Photography) dark, with little or no fill light and high lighting ratio.
Free from passion, emotion, or bias; calm; impartial
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  1. Free from passion, emotion, or bias; calm; impartial
  2. Not showing, and not affected by emotion, bias, or prejudice
  3. Not influenced by strong feelings or emotions; impartial:
Showing or practicing caution; careful.
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  1. Showing or practicing caution; careful.
  2. Tentative or restrained; guarded:
  3. Full of caution; careful to avoid danger; circumspect; wary
Temperate in any way; not extreme or extravagant
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  1. Temperate in any way; not extreme or extravagant
  2. Serious or staid in character or conduct:
  3. Not intoxicated or affected by the use of alcohol or drugs.
Cautious or judicious in manner and/or actions. Cautious or judicious in manner and/or actions.
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  1. Cautious or judicious in manner and/or actions. Cautious or judicious in manner and/or actions.
  2. Careful or wise in handling practical matters; exercising good judgment or common sense:
  3. Capable of exercising sound judgment in practical matters, esp. as concerns one's own interests
A type of longitudinal wave that originates as the vibration of a medium (such as a person's vocal cords or a guitar string) and travels through gases, liquids, and elastic solids as variations of pressure and density. The loudness of a sound perceived by the ear depends on the amplitude of the sound wave and is measured in decibels, while its pitch depends on its frequency, measured in hertz.
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  1. A type of longitudinal wave that originates as the vibration of a medium (such as a person's vocal cords or a guitar string) and travels through gases, liquids, and elastic solids as variations of pressure and density. The loudness of a sound perceived by the ear depends on the amplitude of the sound wave and is measured in decibels, while its pitch depends on its frequency, measured in hertz.
  2. Financially secure or safe:
  3. Marked by or showing common sense and good judgment; levelheaded:
Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress, especially in the avoidance of arousing sexual interest.
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  1. Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress, especially in the avoidance of arousing sexual interest.
  2. Quiet and humble in appearance, style, etc.; not pretentious
  3. Behaving, dressing, speaking, etc. in a way that is considered proper or decorous; decent
Designating or of the major political party of Great Britain or the similar one in Canada that is characterized by conservative positions on social and economic issues
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  1. Designating or of the major political party of Great Britain or the similar one in Canada that is characterized by conservative positions on social and economic issues
  2. Tending to conserve; preservative:
  3. Favoring traditional views and values; tending to oppose change.
In a middle position; intermediate in quality, amount, degree, size, etc.
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  1. In a middle position; intermediate in quality, amount, degree, size, etc.
  2. A substance, such as agar, in which bacteria or other microorganisms are grown for scientific purposes.
  3. A substance that makes possible the transfer of energy from one location to another, especially through waves. For example, matter of sufficient density can be a medium for sound waves, which transfer mechanical energy.
A US territory consisting of an atoll with two small islands in the central Pacific Ocean northwest of Honolulu. Discovered in 1859, Midway was annexed by the United States in 1867 and served as a naval air base until 1993. The American victory over the Japanese in the Battle of Midway (June 4–7, 1942) was a major turning point in the Pacific campaign of World War II.
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  1. A US territory consisting of an atoll with two small islands in the central Pacific Ocean northwest of Honolulu. Discovered in 1859, Midway was annexed by the United States in 1867 and served as a naval air base until 1993. The American victory over the Japanese in the Battle of Midway (June 4–7, 1942) was a major turning point in the Pacific campaign of World War II.
  2. In the middle of the way or distance; halfway
Of, pertaining to, or advocating centrism.
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  1. Of, pertaining to, or advocating centrism.
  2. Marked by or having moderate political views.
Pursuing a course of action midway between extremes, especially following a course in politics that is neither liberal nor conservative.
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  1. Pursuing a course of action midway between extremes, especially following a course in politics that is neither liberal nor conservative.
  2. Characterized by the avoidance of extremes, as in politics or matters of taste
  3. Of, relating to, or being a type of entertainment, especially popular music, that appeals to a wide audience.
Having or showing tolerance of others' beliefs, practices, etc.
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  1. Having or showing tolerance of others' beliefs, practices, etc.
  2. Able to withstand or endure an adverse environmental condition:
  3. Inclined to tolerate the beliefs or behavior of others; forbearing:
Designating or having to do with an election in which candidates are not officially identified by party
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  1. Designating or having to do with an election in which candidates are not officially identified by party
  2. Not partisan; impartial and unbiased
  3. Based on, influenced by, affiliated with, or supporting the interests or policies of no single political party:
Not indicating, favoring, or contributing to a particular option
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  1. Not indicating, favoring, or contributing to a particular option
  2. Belonging to neither extreme in type, kind, etc.; without strongly marked characteristics
  3. Having little or no decided color; not vivid
Not partial or biased; unprejudiced.
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  1. Not partial or biased; unprejudiced.
  2. Treating all parties, rivals, or disputants equally; not partial; not biased; fair.
  3. Favoring no one side or party more than another; without prejudice or bias; fair; just
Good enough to be seen, used, etc.; presentable
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  1. Good enough to be seen, used, etc.; presentable
  2. Acceptable in appearance; presentable:
  3. Conforming to socially acceptable behavior, attitudes, taste, etc.; proper; correct
Of, having to do with, or characteristic of the middle class
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  1. Of, having to do with, or characteristic of the middle class
Willing or able to compromise
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  1. Willing or able to compromise
  2. Vulnerable to suspicion
Of medium size, position, or quality.
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  1. Of medium size, position, or quality.
  2. In fairly good health.
  3. Of intermediate or average size, position, or quality; mediocre
Behaving, dressing, speaking, etc. in a way that is considered proper or decorous; decent
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  1. Behaving, dressing, speaking, etc. in a way that is considered proper or decorous; decent
  2. Having or showing a moderate opinion of one's own value, abilities, achievements, etc.; not vain or boastful; unassuming
  3. Having or showing a moderate estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value:
Being in accordance with relative merit or significance:
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  1. Being in accordance with relative merit or significance:
  2. Just to all parties; equitable:
  3. Consistent with rules, logic, or ethics:
Of ordinary or undistinguished quality.
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  1. Of ordinary or undistinguished quality.
  2. Neither very good nor very bad; ordinary; average
Moderate in indulging the appetites; not self-indulgent; abstemious, esp. in the use of alcoholic beverages
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  1. Moderate in indulging the appetites; not self-indulgent; abstemious, esp. in the use of alcoholic beverages
  2. Of or occurring in the Temperate Zone:
  3. Moderate in one's actions, speech, etc.; self-restrained
Prevented from moving; held down or secured:
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  1. Prevented from moving; held down or secured:
  2. Characterized by restraint; exercising, or showing the results of, self-discipline or rational control; controlled
  3. Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
Serious or staid in character or conduct:
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  1. Serious or staid in character or conduct:
  2. Temperate or sparing in the use of alcoholic liquor
  3. Temperate in any way; not extreme or extravagant
Deficient or limited in quantity, fullness, or extent:
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  1. Deficient or limited in quantity, fullness, or extent:
  2. Careful in spending or using; frugal
  3. Prudent and restrained in the use of resources; careful, economical or frugal
Characterized by abstinence
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  1. Characterized by abstinence
  2. Moderate, esp. in eating and drinking; temperate
  3. Characterized by abstinence or moderation:
Not costly or luxurious; inexpensive or meager
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  1. Not costly or luxurious; inexpensive or meager
  2. Practicing or marked by economy, as in the expenditure of money or the use of material resources.
  3. Simple or costing little; meager or inexpensive:
Possessing self-control, having mastery of ones own desires.
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  1. Possessing self-control, having mastery of ones own desires.
Under control.
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  1. Under control.
  2. Having or characterized by discipline
  3. Possessing or indicative of discipline:
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  1. Having care (f); attentive to potential danger, error or harm; cautious.
  2. Attentive to potential danger, error, or harm; cautious:
  3. Protective; solicitous:
Direct and candid:
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  1. Direct and candid:
  2. Not deviating from the normal or strict form:
  3. Not altered, embellished, or modified:
To become less in amount, degree, force, etc.; diminish
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  1. To become less in amount, degree, force, etc.; diminish
  2. (Law) To become void.
  3. To fall off in degree or intensity; subside:
To make less extreme, severe, or strong:
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  1. To make less extreme, severe, or strong:
  2. To limit or reduce slightly; moderate
  3. To be or become modified; change.
To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
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  1. To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
  2. (Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
  3. To become less; decrease:
To draw to a gradual close:
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  1. To draw to a gradual close:
  2. To cause to slope or bend downward.
  3. To degrade or lower oneself; stoop:
To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
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  1. To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
  2. To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way.
  3. To restrain; check; control
To bring into a certain order; systematize
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  1. To bring into a certain order; systematize
  2. To lower the price of:
  3. To weaken in bodily strength; make thin
To play a principal or guiding role in:
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  1. To play a principal or guiding role in:
  2. To direct, conduct, or serve as the leader or conductor of (an orchestra, ballet, etc.)
  3. To direct the performance or activities of:
To indicate the intended recipient on (a letter, for example).
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  1. To indicate the intended recipient on (a letter, for example).
  2. To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.” To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
  3. In a direct manner; directly
To manage and direct; be in charge of:
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  1. To manage and direct; be in charge of:
  2. To oversee, direct, or manage (work, workers, a project, etc.); superintend
To regulate the speed of (an automobile, etc.) by means of a governor
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  1. To regulate the speed of (an automobile, etc.) by means of a governor
  2. To exercise authority over; rule, administer, direct, control, manage, etc.
  3. To require (a particular case or mood)
Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress, especially in the avoidance of arousing sexual interest.
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  1. Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress, especially in the avoidance of arousing sexual interest.
  2. Moderate or limited in size, quantity, or range; not extreme:
  3. Moderate or reasonable; not extreme
Governed by or being in accordance with reason or sound thinking:
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  1. Governed by or being in accordance with reason or sound thinking:
  2. Capable of reasoning; rational:
  3. Not excessive or extreme; fair:
(Biology) Relating to a virus that infects bacterial cells but rarely causes lysis:
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  1. (Biology) Relating to a virus that infects bacterial cells but rarely causes lysis:
  2. Having a temperate climate
  3. Of or occurring in the Temperate Zone:
Belonging to a conservative party, group, or movement.
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  1. Belonging to a conservative party, group, or movement.
  2. Moderate; cautious:
  3. Of or adhering to Conservative Judaism.
Careful about what one says or does; prudent; esp., keeping silent or preserving confidences when necessary
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  1. Careful about what one says or does; prudent; esp., keeping silent or preserving confidences when necessary
  2. Possessed of, exercising, or showing prudence and self-restraint in speech and behavior; circumspect:
  3. Made, done, or situated so as to attract little notice:
Being within the bounds of common sense:
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  1. Being within the bounds of common sense:
  2. Capable of reasoning; rational:
  3. Not excessive or extreme; fair:
Prevented from moving; held down or secured:
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  1. Prevented from moving; held down or secured:
  2. Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
  3. Characterized by restraint; exercising, or showing the results of, self-discipline or rational control; controlled
(Biology) Relating to a virus that infects bacterial cells but rarely causes lysis:
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  1. (Biology) Relating to a virus that infects bacterial cells but rarely causes lysis:
  2. Having a temperate climate
  3. Of or occurring in the Temperate Zone:
Behaving, dressing, speaking, etc. in a way that is considered proper or decorous; decent
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  1. Behaving, dressing, speaking, etc. in a way that is considered proper or decorous; decent
  2. Quiet and humble in appearance, style, etc.; not pretentious
  3. Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress, especially in the avoidance of arousing sexual interest.
Liked by very many or most people
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  1. Liked by very many or most people
  2. Suited to or within the means of ordinary people:
  3. Widely liked or appreciated:
Being within the bounds of common sense:
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  1. Being within the bounds of common sense:
  2. A standard for what is fair and appropriate under usual and ordinary circumstances; that which is according to reason; the way a rational and just person would have acted. A standard for what is fair and appropriate under usual and ordinary circumstances; that which is according to reason; the way a rational and just person would have acted.
  3. Capable of reasoning; rational:
Requiring or exhibiting little effort or endeavor; undemanding:
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  1. Requiring or exhibiting little effort or endeavor; undemanding:
  2. Affording comfort or relief; soothing:
  3. Not steep or abrupt; gradual:
Easily managed or handled; docile:
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  1. Easily managed or handled; docile:
  2. Suited to one of good breeding; refined and polite:
  3. Of good family; wellborn:
Occurring or developing slowly or by small increments:
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  1. Occurring or developing slowly or by small increments:
  2. Taking place by almost imperceptible steps or degrees; developing little by little, not sharply or suddenly
Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
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  1. Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
  2. Requiring or exhibiting little effort or endeavor; undemanding:
  3. Light; gentle:
Requiring relatively little equipment and using relatively simple processes to produce consumer goods:
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  1. Requiring relatively little equipment and using relatively simple processes to produce consumer goods:
  2. Easy to digest
  3. Easy to bear or endure:
Moderate in type, degree, effect, or force:
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  1. Moderate in type, degree, effect, or force:
  2. Not extreme:
  3. Not severe or acute:
(Biology) Relating to a virus that infects bacterial cells but rarely causes lysis:
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  1. (Biology) Relating to a virus that infects bacterial cells but rarely causes lysis:
  2. Of or occurring in the Temperate Zone:
  3. Having a temperate climate
(Archaic) Noble; chivalrous:
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  1. (Archaic) Noble; chivalrous:
  2. Easily managed or handled; docile:
  3. Not harsh or severe; mild and soft:
Characterized by or filled with light; bright:
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  1. Characterized by or filled with light; bright:
  2. Electromagnetic energy of a wavelength just outside the range the human eye can detect, such as infrared light and ultraviolet light.
  3. Having a spongy or flaky texture; well-leavened:
  1. Not stout or heavy; slender.
  2. Small, weak, or gentle; not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe.
  3. Light in form or build; not stout or heavy; slender
Gradually declining in trend; not firm:
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  1. Gradually declining in trend; not firm:
  2. Using or based on data that is not readily quantifiable or amenable to experimental verification or refutation:
  3. Not sharply drawn or delineated:
Adequate to satisfy a need, requirement, or standard; satisfactory:
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  1. Adequate to satisfy a need, requirement, or standard; satisfactory:
  2. Satisfactory but not superior; passable:
  3. Worth accepting; satisfactory or, sometimes, merely adequate
Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need.
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  1. Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need.
  2. Enough or good enough for what is required or needed; sufficient; suitable
  3. Barely satisfactory; acceptable but not remarkable
In good physical or mental condition; healthy or untroubled:
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  1. In good physical or mental condition; healthy or untroubled:
  2. In satisfactory or acceptable condition
  3. (Informal) Certainly
Usual or ordinary in kind or character:
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  1. Usual or ordinary in kind or character:
  2. A number, especially the arithmetic mean, that is derived from and considered typical or representative of a set of numbers.
  3. Being intermediate between extremes, as on a scale:
Belonging equally to or shared equally by two or more; joint:
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  1. Belonging equally to or shared equally by two or more; joint:
  2. Widespread; prevalent:
  3. Not distinguished by superior or noteworthy characteristics; average:
Fairly good; acceptable; satisfactory:
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  1. Fairly good; acceptable; satisfactory:
  2. Fair and kind
  3. Characterized by conformity to recognized standards of propriety or morality:
Neither very bad nor very good; average
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  1. Neither very bad nor very good; average
  2. Consistent with rules, logic, or ethics:
  3. Being in accordance with relative merit or significance:
(Of hair) Somewhat fair
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  1. (Of hair) Somewhat fair
  2. Of moderate size, quality etc
  3. Moderately good, well, large, etc.
Considerable; goodly.
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  1. Considerable; goodly.
  2. Somewhat large or big; goodly.
  3. Rather good than the contrary; not actually bad; tolerable.
Satisfactory but not outstanding; adequate:
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  1. Satisfactory but not outstanding; adequate:
  2. That may be passed or traversed.
  3. Satisfactory or barely satisfactory for the purpose; adequate
Fairly large in size, number, or amount
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  1. Fairly large in size, number, or amount
  2. Good enough to be seen, used, etc.; presentable
  3. Conforming to socially acceptable behavior, attitudes, taste, etc.; proper; correct
Good enough to fulfill a need, wish, requirement, etc.; satisfying or adequate
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  1. Good enough to fulfill a need, wish, requirement, etc.; satisfying or adequate
  2. Done to satisfaction; adequate or sufficient
  3. Giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement; adequate.
(Archaic) Competent; qualified.
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  1. (Archaic) Competent; qualified.
  2. Competent; well-qualified; able
  3. As much as is needed; equal to what is specified or required; enough
Fairly good; passable
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  1. Fairly good; passable
  2. In fair health; passably well.
  3. Capable of being tolerated; endurable:
Fairly healthy:
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  1. Fairly healthy:
  2. In good health or a good emotional state
  3. In proper or satisfactory operational or working order:
Neat in personal appearance, ways, etc.; orderly
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  1. Neat in personal appearance, ways, etc.; orderly
  2. (Informal) Adequate; satisfactory:
  3. Given to keeping things clean and in order:
To soften the tone, color, shade, or hue of.
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  1. To soften the tone, color, shade, or hue of.
  2. To soften or muffle the sound of (a musical instrument, etc.) as with a mute
To change the strength or flavor of (a liquid, etc.)
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  1. To change the strength or flavor of (a liquid, etc.)
  2. To be or become qualified, as by meeting requirements
  3. To render deserving of a descriptor by having or enumerating certain necessary characteristics:
To make less harsh, strident, or critical:
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  1. To make less harsh, strident, or critical:
  2. To undermine or reduce the strength, morale, or resistance of.
  3. To become soft or softer.
To subjugate (a region or people, for example) by military force.
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  1. To subjugate (a region or people, for example) by military force.
  2. To overcome, quieten, or bring under control.
  3. To bring under control by physical force, persuasion, or other means; overcome:
To make something tame
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  1. To make something tame
  2. To change from an uncontrolled or disorderly to a controlled state:
  3. (Intransitive) to become tame
To modify by the addition of a moderating element; moderate:
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  1. To modify by the addition of a moderating element; moderate:
  2. To strengthen through experience or hardship; toughen:
  3. To be or become tempered.
(Law) To become void.
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  1. (Law) To become void.
  2. To become reduced for a period of time.
  3. To fall off in degree or intensity; subside:
(Archaic) To leave out, except, bar.
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  1. (Archaic) To leave out, except, bar.
  2. (Nonstandard) simple past tense of beat; = beat.
  3. (Sometimes figuratively) To cut off, remove, take away.
To a lower volume of sound
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  1. To a lower volume of sound
  2. To go or come down; descend.
  3. Into a low or prostrate physical condition
So as to be completely removed, finished, or eliminated:
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  1. So as to be completely removed, finished, or eliminated:
  2. Away from one's work or usual activity
  3. So as to be no longer in operation, function, continuance, etc.
To move or maneuver slowly and carefully:
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  1. To move or maneuver slowly and carefully:
  2. To lessen, as in discomfort, pressure, or stress:
  3. To move or proceed with little effort:
To weaken or lessen; decline
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  1. To weaken or lessen; decline
  2. To fall back from the flood stage.
(--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
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  1. (--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
  2. To pass into a particular state, condition, or situation:
  3. To come forth as if by falling; issue:
(Intransitive) To diminish in size, value etc.
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  1. (Intransitive) To diminish in size, value etc.
  2. (Nautical) To change the direction of the sail so as to point in a direction that is more down wind; to bring the bow leeward.
  3. (Intransitive) To become detached or to drop from.
To slip or fall; esp., to slip into a specified state
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  1. To slip or fall; esp., to slip into a specified state
  2. To fall from a previous level or standard, as of accomplishment, quality, or conduct:
  3. To slip or deviate from a higher standard or fall into (former) erroneous ways; backslide
(Intransitive, of something intense) to lessen
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  1. (Intransitive, of something intense) to lessen
(Obs.) To give up; surrender
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  1. (Obs.) To give up; surrender
  2. To send (money) in payment
  3. To become more moderate in force or intensity
To make or become less tense, taut, or firm; loosen:
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  1. To make or become less tense, taut, or firm; loosen:
  2. To become less tense; loosen, as rope
  3. (Intransitive) To gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack.
To be unproductive; to not perform one's duties.
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  1. To be unproductive; to not perform one's duties.
To tend downward; to become lower; to descend; to sink.
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  1. To tend downward; to become lower; to descend; to sink.
  2. To sit down slowly; settle down:
  3. To sink or fall to the bottom; to settle, as lees.