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adjective as in independent

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And she credits her mother for helping to establish who that woman was early on: independent, free, self-reliant.

The workers are treated respectfully and are able to earn a self-reliant living.

The right loves to bash New York's Citi Bike system, but bike share embodies the privatized, self-reliant ideals they espouse.

To what degree are we as Americans truly self-made and self-reliant?

As guileless, though as self-reliant, gentlewomen as sequestered England could produce.

The trait is not rare in mankind in general, but it is exceptional in men of a character so self-reliant and decided as Nelson.

But you must be self-reliant, and put them on the list of experiments.

It's a good House—good boys—manly, self-reliant, purposeful.

But the terms of peace were not to the taste of the enterprising and self-reliant Huguenots of Languedoc and Guyenne.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-reliant, such as: autonomous, self-sufficient, self-supporting, self-sustaining, on one's own, and self-contained.

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