Monday, February 23, 2004

1. broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerant -- (showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions")
2. liberal -- (having political or social views favoring reform and progress)
3. liberal (vs. conservative) -- (tolerant of change; not bound by authoritarianism, orthodoxy, or tradition)
4. big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhanded -- (given or giving freely; "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather")
5. free, loose, liberal -- (not literal; "a loose interpretation of what she had been told"; "a free translation of the poem")

1. conservative (vs. liberal) -- (resistant to change)
2. conservative -- (opposed to liberal reforms)
3. cautious, conservative -- (avoiding excess; "a conservative estimate")
4. button-down, buttoned-down, conservative -- (unimaginatively conventional; "a colorful character in the buttoned-down, dull-gray world of business"- Newsweek)
5. bourgeois, conservative, materialistic -- (conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class; "a bourgeois mentality")

hmm, generous, big hearted, handsome or, unimaginative, bourgeois materialist?

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