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- adj. Not beholden.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. free of moral obligation
My poem employs the word "unbeholden," meaning not obliged to anyone.
I am doubtless an old fashioned girl: "unbeholden" makes perfect sense to me, meaning "not owing anyone anything" or something like that.
SC, Palace stonewall on ruling Allies harp on need for 'unbeholden' chief justice
Huntsman's relatives and friends describe him frequently as an independent thinker, unbeholden to any church or party doctrine.
How unusual and refreshing it is to witness individuals so unbeholden to busy.
That posture suited him well, allowing him to embrace his centrism and remain unbeholden to the left wing of the Democratic Party.
The worst offenders, for many reactionaries, are the writers and narratives of Modernism, where we see autonomy asserted most strongly and stubbornly in a complete refusal to compromise complexity and an insistence on the validity of art (as the making of meaning) as a project unbeholden to any sympathic, ethical or moral principle -- art for art's sake rather than for entertainment or edification.
It's just a matter of doing it along with restoring money creation power to the government and making America democratic again, unbeholden to bankers.
We need docs like yourself who are independent and unbeholden to Big Pharma and the supposed
One hope offered by the early days of the online DVD review, which more or less coincided with the birth of the WWW, was that knowledgeable specificity, unbeholden to anyone, would prevail.
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