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tol·er·ant

(tol'ĕr-ănt),
Having the property of tolerance.

tolerant

(tŏl′ər-ənt)
adj.
1. Able to withstand or endure an adverse environmental condition: plants tolerant of extreme heat.
2. Able to digest or metabolize a food, drug, or other substance or compound: people who are lactose tolerant.

tol′er·ant·ly adv.

tol·er·ant

(tol'ĕr-ănt)
Having the property of tolerance.

tolerant

Capable of enduring or withstanding drugs without experiencing ill effects.
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Played by Luis Carlos Vasconcelos, the movie's unnamed physician listens intently, smiles tolerantly and dispenses as much advice as he can.
When one wriggled over her head, she tolerantly rearranged her coils.
To give one a sense of the flavor of how Baptists discussed things openly and tolerantly in the late nineteenth century, three debates are noteworthy: inerrancy, the immigration question, and denominational control of schools.
At the far end they look tolerantly alike, while a wail crescendos in Chinatown (preview--it is about steaming Chinese hoppers):
Slob' I say, smiling tolerantly, then throw our crumpled napkins and baggies away as he wipes the desk with a paper towel; but all too soon we're looking at each other again, my heart accelerating to a canter.
He would have smiled, tolerantly, at it all: but I grow indignant for him, knowing that these sleek Deans and Canons were acting a lie behind his name.
and] were not haunted by memories of the old Court and viewed judicial activism even more tolerantly than did their teachers.
His policy was to carve a pathway that was attentive to the basic needs of Catholics, defending their educational rights as established in law, while cooperating, respectfully and tolerantly, with Protestant civil and church leaders.
Financial Services Agency (FSA) Commissioner Shoji Mori on Monday denied magazine reports he asked a meeting of executives from major commercial banks to treat corporate borrowers tolerantly with regard to disposal of their problem loans.
This presentation was received very tolerantly by land councils and conference organisers and was subsequently published in the conference proceedings (Altman 1996).
The traditionally unstable governments in Latin America could no longer be viewed so tolerantly.