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fair

(Just), adjective aequus, affording no undue advantage, appropriate, balanced, deserved, detached, dispassionate, equal, equitable, evenhanded, fair-minded, fitting, honest, honorable, impartial, merited, objective, scrupulous, sporting, sportsmanlike, square, suitable, uncolored, uncorrupted, uninfluenced, unprejudiced, unswayed, upright
Associated concepts: fair and impartial trial, fair hearing, fair on its face, fair preponderance of evidence, fair representaaion, fair trade, fair trial, fair wages

fair

(Satisfactory), adjective acceptable, adequate, bearable, decent, good enough, mediocre, medium, middling, moderate, moderately good, passable, reasonable, reasonably good, respectable, secundus, sufficient, suitable, tolerable, unexceptional, unobjectionable
Associated concepts: fair aggregate value, fair and equitable value, fair and reasonable compensation, fair and reasonnble market value, fair and reasonable value, fair cash value, fair consideration, fair equivalent, fair market value, fair preponderance, fair return on investment, fair use, fair valuation, fair value
See also: adequate, attractive, average, business, clean, correct, dispassionate, equal, equitable, evenhanded, high-minded, honest, impartial, imperfect, judicial, juridical, just, marginal, market, mediocre, neutral, nonpartisan, objective, passable, right, rightful, scrupulous, standard, unbiased, unprejudiced, upright
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They have always claimed that young women were the fair sex and could not bear the sight of blood.
The fair sex dominates the first production, Five Blue- Haired Ladies Sitting On A Green Park Bench, by John A Penzotti, from February 13-16.
So far 1,800 men and women -- but mostly the fair sex -- have taken my classes.
1937: "Men are better drivers than women as far as being able to react in dangerous situations is concerned, lending credence to the prevalent male opinion that the fair sex has little business being on the highways.
Fuller nicely follows that with the soul ballad "Great Lady Golfer," strongly arguing her case for the fair sex in a game dominated by men.
Elsewhere from the people in white coats comes the news that looking after young children can shorten a woman's life - which, bearing in mind the whole world has been born of, and looked after by a woman at some stage, is bad news for the fair sex whether they are intent on colonising the UK or not.
Dogood pokes fun at the hypocrisy (dishonesty) of men and the "Sort of Pride" that leads women to wear (7)-- and hoop skirts: "If a Number of [the skirts] were well mounted on Noddles Island, they would look more like Engines of War for (8)-- the Town, than Ornaments of the Fair Sex.
Some topics are fairly predictable: a case in point is political resistance in the form of female involvement in Jacobite risings (in Maggie Craig's "the Fair Sex Turns Ugly .
Despite their apparent lack of reverence for beards and an irritating `devotion of the young fair sex to uniforms', Effendi believed that the English, with their Protestant and therefore (as he saw it) tolerant and enlightened views, could act as a moderating, beneficial influence, both for the Christian faith in Syria and for his country as a whole.
Fair Sex, Savage Dream: Race, Psychoanalysis, and Sexual Difference.
With athletic retail sales totaling nearly $15 billion a year and male-related merchandising "leveling off" (in the words of LIMA Executive Director Charles Riotto), the fair sex is suddenly clamoring to get its share of the sports spoils.
12, 14; Advice to the Fair Sex (Philadelphia, 1803), p.