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  • adv. In a peaceable manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a peaceable manner.
  • Without anger or disposition to quarrel; amicably; as one disposed to peace.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a peaceable manner

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Examples

  • WE will begin peaceably by contemplating the world of nature, trees and plants and flowers, common green things against which there is no law – for surely there is no corruption in carrots, no tricks in turnips, no mixed motive in marigolds.

    In Times Like These

  • The states of Syria did not give it to him (v. 21), because they knew it belonged to his elder brother's son, nor did he get it by the sword, but came in peaceably, pretending to reign for his brother's son, Demetrius, then a hostage at

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • Even a fair share of property crimes can be committed "peaceably"--e.g. embezzlement.

    Why I am Not Not a Libertarian

  • ¶ And the whole congregation sent some to speak to the children of Benjamin that were in the rock Rimmon, and to call peaceably unto them.

    Judges 21.

  • And the whole congregation sent some to speak to the children of Benjamin that were in the rock Rimmon, and to call peaceably unto them.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Lippmann suggested that Kennedy's prudence — his decision to "react sharply, but to react for a limited aim and with limited means" — allowed the confrontation to end "peaceably," as Khrushchev accepted the naval quarantine in a

    A Near Miss

  • Presumably because our right is only to "peaceably" assemble, not to assemble violently.

    Unlawful Assembly

  • For that matter, if legal liability and individual contractual freedoms were to replace government regulation as a means of encouraging honest behavior in the marketplace, it would be easy to quite "peaceably" ignore judgements against oneself.

    Why I am Not Not a Libertarian

  • 07: 021: 013 And the whole congregation sent some to speak to the children of Benjamin that were in the rock Rimmon, and to call peaceably unto them.

    The Bible, King James version, Book 7: Judges

  • 13 And the whole congregation sent some to speak to the children of Benjamin that were in the rock Rimmon, and to call peaceably unto them.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume II (Joshua to Esther)

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