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adjective as in calm, peaceful


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Voters, many too young remember, were partly seduced by the 64-year-old’s misleading presentation of his late father’s dictatorial rule as a halcyon economic age to be revived.

From Time

The tracks take me back to my youth and to simpler days, a complete halcyon era.

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Back in the halcyon pre-pandemic days of summer 2019, 69 percent of Americans said they planned to attend a barbecue to celebrate the Fourth of July according to a Monmouth University poll from June of that year.

As we start to see the possible glimmer of a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, another summer is nearly upon us in all its halcyon glory.

Now, The Lyle Hotel and Lyle’s evoke the former halcyon days as the Hotel Carlyle.

In retrospect, 2009 and 2010 were halcyon days in the Middle East, now that we seem just one horseman short of an apocalypse.

The halcyon days of Wolf, the third-wave feminist revolutionary and author of The Beauty Myth (1990), seem far, far away.

Without a bribed official, a halcyon, or eagle, will watch the entry point with binoculars for patterns and opportunities.

The mixed-media collection evokes nostalgia for halcyon days through fragmented images of the past.

On the Impossible Past will transport you back to your halcyon, angsty teenage years.

Relatively, it touches those old times when religious houses, with their quaintly-trimmed orders, were in their halcyon days.

And yet subsequent generations have viewed with unconcern this halcyon period in the history of art.

This is the halcyon period of primers, introductions, handbooks, manuals.

Do you know the periods when the Mediterranean is troubled, and when the wintry halcyon days come?

Sleighing parties from Wheeling frequented this old tavern in the halcyon days of the road, and were handsomely entertained.

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On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to halcyon, such as: bucolic, pastoral, quiet, still, at peace, and balmy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.