peace-loving


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peace-loving

adj
peaceful; not violent
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.peace-loving - inclined or disposed to peace; "they met in a peaceable spirit"; "peace-loving citizens"
peaceful, peaceable - not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war; "a peaceful nation"; "peaceful times"; "a far from peaceful Christmas"; "peaceful sleep"
Translations

peace-loving

[ˈpiːsˌlʌvɪŋ] ADJamante de la paz

peace-loving

[ˈpiːsˌlʌvɪŋ] adjpacifico/a
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This toast, recalling at once the patient exile of Hartwell and the peace-loving King of France, excited universal enthusiasm; glasses were elevated in the air a l'Anglais, and the ladies, snatching their bouquets from their fair bosoms, strewed the table with their floral treasures.
Did we not learn as children in the history of our planet that it was once peopled by a friendly, peace-loving race?
He was a peace-loving man, and, after all, Penelope and his friend were engaged.
She was naturally of a gay, lively and peace-loving disposition, but from continual failures and misfortunes she had come to desire so /keenly/ that all should live in peace and joy and should not /dare/ to break the peace, that the slightest jar, the smallest disaster reduced her almost to frenzy, and she would pass in an instant from the brightest hopes and fancies to cursing her fate and raving, and knocking her head against the wall.
However, as to the peace-loving Tony Benn, it brings to mind another peace-loving man, Neville Chamberlain, who showed to the world the danger of appeasing tyrants in any shape or form.
I have many friends who are Jewish - they are peace-loving and, as Peter says, they are law-abiding and do not try to push their religion down our throats or cause us any harm.
Thanks to the unity and support of the peace-loving people, who stood by the government in the most testing time over the last four years.
Had Israel was considered a democratic and a peace-loving country based on justice according to Israeli officials, then why they are afraid of opening an independent, transparent and impartial investigation that aims at bringing about justice and imposing the international law that benefits all peace-loving peoples of the world, Subaih questioned.
The assassination attempt on President Gligorov is an attack against Macedonia's independent and peace-loving position.
The Syrian people are peace-loving who won't accept (foreign powers) dictates,'' the ambassador added.
Lauding the spirit of the people in Balochistan, he said that they are patriot and peace-loving like the citizens living in other parts of the country.
He said they would inform the government properly from their decision and also assure the government that the area of Eidak would not be used against the state of Pakistan, as we all are peace-loving people and love our land.