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adjective as in permitting

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Which is impossible unless people talk publicly rather than letting each crime be its own isolated incident.

Letting humans use their common sense is not an invitation to anarchy.

“Driving on both sides, getting around cars, letting them know I was in a dire emergency,” Johnson says.

As you put it, “letting some business owners exercise their conscience would cause no harm to gays.”

Rather, it was about exposing my shame, letting it dry out in the sun.

It was like his beautiful courtesy to call me in and introduce me to Blow instead of letting me go away.

The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.

He looked up, half shutting his one funny eye, and cocking one ear up, and letting the other droop down.

She had been walking alone with her arms hanging limp, letting her white skirts trail along the dewy path.

Val was a fool for letting his town house in the spring but of course we know he is one and must put up with it.


On this page you'll find 177 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to letting, such as: benign, compassionate, compliant, forgiving, indulgent, and sympathetic.

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