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  • a  showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
  • s  tolerant and forgiving under provocation
  • s  showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
    tolerant of his opponent's opinions
  • s  able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress
    the plant is tolerant of saltwater
    these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided
  • s  showing the capacity for endurance
    injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving

  • It's hard to maintain a stable connection in orbit, so the interplanetary Internet will have to be especially tolerant of delays and disruptions.
  • Immigrants have always been part of our city and Amsterdam is, and remains, tolerant.
  • In a break with long-standing dogma, a new survey finds that even Evangelicals may be more tolerant of other religious beliefs than previously assumed.
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  • Grab some agretti from Jones Valley Farms at the Dane County Farmers' Market
    Agretti -- also called saltwort, Russian thistle, barilla plant, Salsola soda , or monk's beard -- is a succulent native to the Mediterranean. It is salt-tolerant, and normally grows in brackish water along the coastline. It was once the source of soda ash (sodium chloride) that was a key element to early glass-making. In fact, the clarity of the famous Venetian glass chandeliers was once ...
    June 12, 2013 - Isthmus
  • Spotlight on Economics: The economics of plants engineered to replace oil
    FARGO - NDSU and Plant Sensory Systems, a Maryland-based agricultural biotechnology company, has started researching the biological, economic and environmental benefits of the Nitrogen Use Efficient and Stress Tolerant Crops technology in energy beets.
    June 12, 2013 - The Fargo Forum
  • Kids snoring may be sign of health problem
    PORTLAND -- We hear complaints about spouses snoring all the time, but when it’s kids making the nighttime noise parents are sometimes more tolerant. They might think it’s cute or funny, but it could be a sign of sleep apnea. The condition, long associated with adults, also occurs in children. “Snoring can have a profound effect on a child’s sleep,” said Chad Hoskins, supervisor of the Sleep ...
    June 11, 2013 - KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland

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