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The restrained and even understanding posture that he had shown me collapsed in that sentence full of hatred and racism.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIIYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZJULY 21, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Juul’s business has been more restrained in recent years, after vocal criticism from lawmakers, regulators and health groups.
JUUL IS PAYING $40 MILLION TO REBUILD ITS REPUTATION. WILL IT WORK?JAMIE DUCHARMEJUNE 29, 2021TIME
That being the case, bettors should consider a restrained approach to exotic bets for Saturday’s race.
ODDS, ANALYSIS AND POST POSITIONS FOR THE 2021 BELMONT STAKESNEIL GREENBERGJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Previously she tried to use the “restrained civility” expected of a woman in politics and of someone with her cultural background.
MAZIE HIRONO’S JOURNEY FROM POOR IMMIGRANT TO U.S. SENATORLINDA KILLIANMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This restrained style doesn’t mean that parents don’t pay attention, or don’t care what children do.
I WAS CONSTANTLY ARGUING WITH MY CHILD. THEN I LEARNED THE “TEAM” METHOD OF CALMER PARENTINGMICHAELEEN DOUCLEFFMARCH 6, 2021TIME
What each type shares is a moist crumb, fresh whipped cream and a restrained hand with sugar.
THIS NEW AZERBAIJANI BAKERY OFFERS STORIES AS GOOD AS ITS PASTRIESTOM SIETSEMAFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So no matter how restrained we are, I expect we’ll get some pies in the face.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE GAMESTOP BUBBLE BURSTS?PETER KAFKAFEBRUARY 2, 2021VOX
The restrained approach differs from strict preemptive measures taking place in Europe, including lockdowns, classroom closures and requirements to wear medical-grade masks.
U.S. RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS EMPHASIZES MASKS AND VACCINES INSTEAD OF LOCKDOWNSFENIT NIRAPPIL, BRITTANY SHAMMASFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She was regarded as a restrained moderate and was confirmed by the Senate 96 votes to three.
RUTH BADER GINSBURG FORGED A NEW PLACE FOR WOMEN IN THE LAW AND SOCIETYLGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 23, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Nothing, perhaps, but a noble desire for a really great man restrained her.
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WORDS RELATED TO RESTRAINED

  • conservative
  • homely
  • inobtrusive
  • modest
  • plain
  • restrained
  • sober
  • subdued
  • tasteful
  • unassuming
  • unpretentious
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