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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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The urge to look younger than one's biological age is strong especially among the fair sex. No offence intended, but this single urge has helped produce more millionaires than many an industry.
There was a reference to the 'fair sex,' but not yet of the 'third sex.' One opinion that stood out for sheer political incorrectness was from Josefina Sotto of the Ladies Club of Gasan, Marinduque, who wrote in to say: 'When our countrymen set foot in America and Europe, they are seldom, if ever, taken as Filipinos.
You see, he had free access to the harem and was most of the time in the fairest of the fair company of the fair sex. When called upon to treat an ailing princess he could physically examine the patient, unlike the European neem-Hakeem who was permitted to feel the pulse only from behind thick curtains and under the watchful eye of the eunuch who stood behind the Hakeem armed with a naked sword!
The pain for the fair sex is often so intense that it is necessary to call an ambulance," Degtyaryov, who is married with two sons, wrote on his website.
It made me wonder whether the majority of entries were from the fair sex, and if so, were the boys taking part in sport and the girls being studious?
She said she took up the challenge to break the social myth that 'young women were the fair sex and could not bear the sight of blood'
Jacqueline Reid, Elgin PUZZLES & DOWN: 1 Debt of honour 2 Eclair 3 Two 4 Synonym 5 Tattooed 6 Brad 7 Muesli 8 Adamant 9 Cobalt 10 Agog 11 Annual 12 Far-fetched 20 Ethical 23 Inlet 25 Ratify 27 Diffident 29 Inane 31 Anarchic 32 Intuitive 33 Shoot-out 34 Frilly 37 Awning 42 Turps 44 Pleasantries 45 Stereo 46 G-string 47 The fair sex 49 Preen 53 Tie-break 55 Assuage 56 Ecstasy 58 Reside 59 Tights 61 Relate 63 Invert 65 Sloe 67 Pass 69 Ate Can't figure out a clue?
A Quebec film school graduate takes her camera to the traveling amusement park where she has a summer job in "Fair Sex," by Canuck scribe-helmer Martin Laroche ("Modernaire").
In the Love Style material, the burly Borisov also shows a strong tenderness towards the fair sex, albeit with a somewhat sexist twist to it.
In his youth as a Real Madrid goalkeeper Mr Iglesias may have sent a few hearts fluttering amongst the fair sex. But hardly these days now he is putting on the beef.
A tribute to women in nature The so-called "fair sex" and nature have always suffered from the brute force of man.
The fact remains, howsoever painful, that women in positions do help in raising the general esteem of the fair sex but it hardly raises her status or security in society.