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adjective as in tending to preserve the status quo

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Liberals say things that are way out there, and conservatives say things that are sometimes way out there, or don’t have enough evidence.

David Graff, Senior Director, Trust & Safety at Google, said around the elections specifically but also around some other areas, Google is going to take a more conservative approach with what suggestions it shows in auto-complete.

The thinking was the South Bronx was too conservative to elect an LGBTQ person…Not only did I win, but I won so decisively that it sent Ruben Diaz Sr.

What conservative parents who opposed this are arguing is to rewrite history and we are arguing to teach history as it happened.

In fact, there’s scant evidence of systematic anti-right bias by social-media platforms, according to two analyses by The Economist and a third by a researcher at the conservative American Enterprise Institute.

Plus the GOP electorate has become more conservative since 2008.

That Huckabee is mentioned in the same sentence with other aspiring conservative governors, especially Bobby Jindal, is laughable.

A hundred ultra-wealthy liberal and conservative donors have taken over the political system.

A colleague overheard two conservative Mass. lawmakers talking about what “the gays” could do.

The disbelief was evident in article after article, with one conservative site using “President Pinocchio” in its headline.

The conservative senate sent a deputation to Bonaparte, expressing their desire that he would accept the title of emperor.

The man called Shiv was driving Delancy's get-away car at a conservative pace so as not to excite suspicion.

Who was it but its founder, that led the Conservative party through these successive stages of triumph?

It was one of the conservative sheets, comic-less, reactionary Republican to the core.

In politics he took the Conservative side, but as regards music he was probably the most advanced radical in Moscow.


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On this page you'll find 126 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conservative, such as: traditional, cautious, constant, conventional, firm, and moderate.

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