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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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Factually speaking, it is almost impossible to find a state behaving tolerantly towards other states out of suspicion of the truth of its own ideology and actions.
An important question that needs to be discussed here is whether educators should attempt to shelter children from the controversies of adult life or prepare them to deal with controversies, such as war or other forms of violence, knowledgeably, sensibly, tolerantly, and morally.
While there is evidence that Cynthia recognized (and tolerantly accepted) her portrait in such Lawrence works as "The Lovely Lady," "Glad Ghosts," "The Thimble," and "The Rocking-Horse Winner," the undisguised and sexually-charged theme in The Ladybird became too stark for her to accept, and in later years she started to "deny that Daphne was modeled on her, pretending, for example, to the publisher Daniel George that she was based on Enid Bagnold and to the writer George Ford that she was based on Lady Mendl" (Beauman 171).
Self-esteem research on the parent-child relationship indicates that, for children and adolescents who come from more democratic family structures where parental attitudes are perceived tolerantly, the level of self-esteem and self-acceptance is higher (Gucray, 1989; Gungor, 1989).
In Kyrgyzstan, nevertheless, the state officials let them function more tolerantly.
Sam and Annie, staring into each other's moss-colored eyes, minute after minute, for years, grimaced; or they smiled, alternately, tolerantly, at each other, most of the time.
These comparative findings are useful because if thoroughly worked out, happy new ideas can be tolerantly elicited from about how effectively ambiguity, vagueness and complexity of the writing skill can be decisively dealt with and resolved.
27) The emotional and moral implications are made clearer for the audience later in the scene when 'a Soldier of Caesars' (TLN 2599), possibly wearing a Caesarian insignia, delivers a psychological death-blow to Enobarbus, coming as he does to inform him that Antony has sent his treasure on--a message that his former master treats traitors more tolerantly than Caesar does.
Both, however, are young gentlemen, and their technical criminality is looked on tolerantly.
He tolerantly recognizes the great rivalry among abbeys for relics like St.
A nation becomes a hyperpower, the author tells us, by tolerantly incorporating lots of other nations or peoples.