Definitions

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  • adjective comparative form of ready: more ready

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Examples

  • Similarly, an advance has been achieved within Science itself, namely the readier recognition of purely theoretical achievements.

    Wilhelm Ostwald - Nobel Lecture

  • In short, one reason that religious people are readier to suppress dissent seems to be that they are particularly concerned to safeguard authority.64

    American Grace

  • Religious people, it is sometimes said, have a respect for authority that makes them readier to shun dissent—what Kenneth Wald, Stephen Mockabee, and others have called “ ‘authority-mindedness’—an ideological commitment that values authoritativeness and obedience.”

    American Grace

  • We shall see, however, that while evangelicals were readier to defend racial segregation than nonevangelicals, in part because of where they lived, their distinctiveness on this dimension declined as evangelicalism grew.

    American Grace

  • They feel that their own values are especially threatened by the modern world, and they are somewhat readier to rid library collections of unpopular books.

    American Grace

  • Even saints can be sinners, and as many studies have shown, divorce, premarital sex, and so forth are not significantly lower among religious Americans than among secular Americans.30 Rather, our interpretation is that religious Americans are readier to condemn all violations of conventional morality, including civic morality.

    American Grace

  • I was not ready for seventy-five; I hope to be readier for eighty.

    Peter Davis: Milestone or Millstone?

  • I was not ready for seventy-five; I hope to be readier for eighty.

    Peter Davis: Milestone or Millstone?

  • I was not ready for seventy-five; I hope to be readier for eighty.

    Peter Davis: Milestone or Millstone?

  • I suppose as I've got older I've been readier to choose topics and simply sit down and get on with them, rather than waiting for something to hit me sideways.

    On writing: authors reveal the secrets of their craft

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