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Synonyms for infantine

of or like a baby

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The large man was always home precisely at ten o'clock at night, at which hour he regularly condensed himself into the limits of a dwarfish French bedstead in the back parlour; and the infantine sports and gymnastic exercises of Master Bardell were exclusively confined to the neighbouring pavements and gutters.
He sank back again in renewed insensibility and rigidity, which lasted for many hours, and was only broken by a flickering return of consciousness, in which he took passively everything that was given to him, and seemed to have a sort of infantine satisfaction in Maggie's near presence,--such satisfaction as a baby has when it is returned to the nurse's lap.
Vaillancourt, Levasseur and Will Infantine, another Republican state representative, are controversial activists who have been accused of erratic behavior in the past.
It's a matter of parity- right now, all kinds of different people get tips, but we are tied up with the outdated law that only restaurants have them," Infantine said.
William Infantine, R-Manchester, which would have stripped the bill of indexing and lowered the increase to 25 cents.
Among the Republicans who have filed for re-election are former Speaker Cene Chandler of Bartlett, Commerce Committee Chairman John Hunt of Rindge, conservative Paul Mirski of Enfield, veteran Neal Kurk of Weare, husband-and-wife team Keith Murphy and Kelleigh Domaingne Murphy of Bedford, Will Infantine of Manchester, Bob Rowe and Stephen Stepanek of Amherst, both current or former committee chairs, Tony Soltani of Epsom and David Hess of Hooksett, a member of the management team under various speakers.
Manchester GOP state rep Will Infantine, last session on the floor of the House, where grammar don't count.
Though this poetic recognition of the fitting, inevitable maturation of a boy long pre-dates her enthrallment to Pen's infantine beauty, scrutiny of her letters reveals that EBB's views on children's dress relate directly to her politics and politics of gender.
Southey's relationship with Coleridge was so strained by this time that he assumed that the second sonnet, "To Simplicity," was an insult directed at himself: Coleridge attempted to soothe his feelings, writing, "how you could apply to yourself a Sonnet written to ridicule infantine simplicity, vulgar colloquialisms, and lady-like Friendships--I have no conception" (Letters 1.
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As for the minimum wage, Infantine said he might be amenable to a modest increase.
The London Times (10 May 1786) objected to the "infant prostitutes" who paraded in front of Somerset House, which housed the Royal Academy of Arts (note also Times, 11 September 1788), and the Times (3 January 1791) continued to deplore the "swarms of infantine girls," whores "not more than nine years old," seen "at the [wintry] season" opposite Somerset House.
House Labor Committee Chair Will Infantine, R-Manchester, insisted that his amendment only provided helpful guidelines, not mandated schedules.
Auden suspected something even deeper--some unwritten, unprocessed trauma packed into the infantine "cry" of Lyric LIV.