equably


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eq·ua·ble

 (ĕk′wə-bəl, ē′kwə-)
adj.
1. Unvarying; steady: "In the equable equatorial zone there is no such struggle against the climate" (David Campbell).
2. Not easily disturbed; serene: an equable temper.

[Latin aequābilis, from aequāre, to make even, from aequus, even, level.]

eq′ua·bil′i·ty, eq′ua·ble·ness n.
eq′ua·bly adv.
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Adv.1.equably - in an equable manner; "he is an equably cheerful fellow"
Translations

equably

[ˈekwəblɪ] ADVsosegadamente, con ecuanimidad

equably

[ˈɛkwəbli] adv [respond, say] → calmement

equably

advausgeglichen; (= placidly)gleichmütig

equably

[ˈɛkwəblɪ] advtranquillamente
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As a result, these revenues were already quadrupled, and yet the burden was so much more equably distributed than before, that all the king- dom felt a sense of relief, and the praises of my ad- ministration were hearty and general.
He studied much, slept little, sustained a great deal of fatigue with ease, and was equably cheerful.
They were victorious at last and divided their conquests equably among their great patrician families.
A little tinkle, as of cinders falling from a grate, replied; a movement--a fire was gently stirred; and the slight rustle of life continuing, a step paced equably backwards and forwards, backwards and forwards, in the apartment.
"No, sir." Ransome was startled by the direct question; but, after a pause, he added equably: "He told me this morning, sir, that he was sorry he had to bury our late captain right in the ship's way, as one may say, out of the Gulf."
In a happy compromise between her two states of existence, she had already become, with her workbasket before her, the equably vivacious companion with a slight judicious flavouring of information, when the Billickin announced herself.
Only the gas-jet above the table went on purring equably in the brooding silence of the parlour.
"Well, let us go on to the other facts," continued Fisher, equably. "The reason that particular sword is not stained at the edge with Hewitt's blood is that it was not used to kill Hewitt.
But you know, I tried," she adds equably. "Because if not, I will have the feeling 'What if?'.
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Thus he says "Absolute, true and mathematical Time of itself and from its own nature flows equably, without relation to anything external.
It has a kind of genius for dealing equably, often with amiable irony, with what in many other countries would turn into violent discord.