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not excited or emotionally agitated

inclined or disposed to peace; not quarrelsome or unruly

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not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war

peacefully resistant in response to injustice

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On one occasion, while in command on the western frontier of Pennsylvania against a league of the French and Indians, not only his glory, but the safety of himself and his troops were jeoparded by the peaceful policy of that colony.
At no time was the old soldier an admirer of the peaceful disciples of Fox.
And now, having thrown a gentle gloom around the Thanksgiving fireside by a story that made the children feel the blessing of a secure and peaceful hearth, Grandfather put off the other events of the old French War till the next evening.
Mixed with the ape's voice the lion's roars of rage and pain reverberated through the jungle, till the lesser creatures of the wild, startled from their peaceful pursuits, scurried fearfully away.
Only the clean-picked bones of the ape, scattered about the ground, attested the fact of what had transpired in this seemingly peaceful spot but a few hours before.
Round Clifton Hampden, itself a wonderfully pretty village, old- fashioned, peaceful, and dainty with flowers, the river scenery is rich and beautiful.
In the same degree as Cornelius de Witt had excited the hatred of the people by sowing those evil seeds which are called political passions, Van Baerle had gained the affections of his fellow citizens by completely shunning the pursuit of politics, absorbed as he was in the peaceful pursuit of cultivating tulips.
Violence against the defenseless people escalated after a Saudi-led conglomerate of police, security and military forces from the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) member states - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar - were dispatched to the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom on March 2011, to help Manama crack down on peaceful protestors.
Xi Jinping, delivered the following speech at a meeting marking the 60th anniversary of the initiation of the five principles of peaceful coexistence: "Today, we are meeting here to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the initiation of the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence.
The decision of the Pervomaiskiy district court of Bishkek restricting the venue of peaceful assemblies in Bishkek is unlawful and should be immediately reconsidered due to its conflict with the Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic and international law, the public organization "Coalition for Democracy and Civil Society" said.
EU is describing anti-government protesters in Kyiv as peaceful demonstrators, while Russia calls them extremist nationalists.
EGYPT'S Muslim Brotherhood has vowed to continue its "peaceful" resistance in defiance of the military's removal of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
Summary: Tunisia's top diplomat called for a peaceful solution in Syria after meetings with Lebanese officials Thursday.
According to indicators from the 2013 Global Peace Index (GPI), a survey conducted by the Australia and US-based Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), the world is not a peaceful place any more.
7, the Government of Kurdistan Region said that Nechirvan Barzani met with the Leader of BDP, Selahattin DemirtaE-, and the delegation accompanying him, discussing latest developments of the peace process and efforts to solve the Kurdish issue in Turkey through peaceful means.