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adjective as in cleared

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adjective as in graduated

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The CDA was passed not in the name of censorship but in the name of protecting children from stumbling across sexual material.

His wife passed away and they had kids, and he wanted to focus on being a dad so he just stopped to raise his kids.

As the months passed and she began to cast the film, I became increasingly excited.

During his trek, Brinsley twice passed within a block of a police stationhouse and he almost certainly saw cops along the way.

These are eight of the most interesting laws passed in the second session of the 113th Congress.

It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.

Before Ripperda could unclasp his lips to reply, the stranger had opened the door, and passed through it like a gliding shadow.

After we had passed over this desert, we found several garisons to defend the caravans from the violence of the Tartars.

Nevertheless the evening and the night passed away without incident.

A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.


On this page you'll find 315 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to passed, such as: acknowledged, approved, authorized, confirmed, conventional, and customary.

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