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Synonyms for equable

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Synonyms for equable

not varying

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not easily irritated

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de Barral was an equable, unassuming woman, at that time with a fund of simple gaiety, and with no ambitions; but, woman-like, she longed for change and for something interesting to happen now and then.
Whereas the wise and calm temperament, being always nearly equable, is not easy to imitate or to appreciate when imitated, especially at a public festival when a promiscuous crowd is assembled in a theatre.
The shock of the events of the last night had upset him temporarily, but his equable poise soon swung back to the normal.
He was equable and not cringing with his superiors, was free and ingratiating in his behavior with his equals, and was contemptuously indulgent with his inferiors.
Our constable, we learnt, had been stunned only, and, from the moment that I brought him an evening paper with the news, Raffles's spirits rose to a height inconsistent with his equable temperament, and as unusual in him as the sudden impulse upon which he had acted with such effect.
Winnie had also other charms: her youth; her full, rounded form; her clear complexion; the provocation of her unfathomable reserve, which never went so far as to prevent conversation, carried on on the lodgers' part with animation, and on hers with an equable amiability.
He served the monarchy by imprisoning, exiling, or sending to the gallows men and women, young and old, with an equable, unwearied industry.
The cheerful influence of the morning seemed to have some effect, even upon his equable temper.
Again, there was the subject of his relations with his mother, which were now upon an equable and peaceful but never confidential footing, and whom he saw several times a week.
Nothing in the whole adventure, not even the upset, had disturbed the calm and equable current of Mr.
Perhaps his imperturbable character was never more strikingly developed, for he preserved his usual equable smile notwithstanding that his body was dangling in a most uncomfortable position, all loose and limp and shapeless, while his long peaked cap, unequally balanced against his exceedingly slight legs, threatened every instant to bring him toppling down.
We must accept that it will only take the conversion of a comparatively small amount of matter to supply the world with all the energy it will ever need, and Britain should lead the world to this 'brighter' and more equable tomorrow.
This phenomenon is due to the dielectric, that doesn't wash equable the processed work piece.
Nor his charm, verbal fluency in five languages and equable disposition in public.
Overall quality consistency is further assisted by maintaining the air conditioned pressroom at an equable relative humidity.