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adjective as in broad-minded

adjective as in abundant, profuse

adjective as in not strict or literal

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She endorsed Biden in April — after Sanders, with whom she had been fighting for the liberal vote, did so — and was widely reported to have been on Biden’s short list as a possible running mate.

San Diego’s new policy seems to be a little less liberal, according to a document obtained by Voice of San Diego.

That’s two of the court’s remaining four liberal justices in their 80s.

It’s a little bit more conservative, but you still have plenty of liberal thought here.

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For the first time this century, a liberal Democratic candidate has a real shot at the seat, according to forecastsin the deep-red state.

Obviously, the first obligation of all liberal democratic governments is to enforce the rule of law.

To be a liberal, you have to stand up for liberal principles.

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

Liberal Democrats like to blow their bugles about how all the big money in politics comes from rich Republicans.

The election of 1964 produced the most liberal Congress since the Democratic landslide of 1936.

But the liberal soul deviseth liberal things, and by liberal things shall he stand.

She must be freed through the progress of Liberal ideas in France and Germany—not by her own inherent energies.

Then he suddenly went in for politics and announced himself an uncompromising Liberal.

Joseph, with his liberal ideas, had attempted to free the people from clerical thraldom.

A woman with such capabilities would be wasted in the rle of a mere countess—but as the wife of an aspiring Liberal statesman!


On this page you'll find 154 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to liberal, such as: catholic, humanistic, advanced, broad-minded, enlightened, and libertarian.

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