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Easy

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[adv] with ease; "she was easily excited"; "was easily confused"; "he won easily"; "this china breaks very easily"; (`easy' is used informally for `easily' as in"success came too easy")
[adv] (informal) in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard)
[adv] without speed; "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly' as in"please go slow; I want to see the sights")
[adj] (economics) plentiful and therefore at low interest rates; easy to come by; "easy money"
[adj] (economics) less in demand and therefore readily obtainable; "commodities are easy this quarter"
[adj] casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
[adj] affording comfort; "soft light that was easy on the eyes"
[adj] not strict; "an easy teacher"; "easy standards"; "lenient rules"
[adj] posing no difficulty; requiring little effort; "an easy job"; "an easy problem"; "an easy victory"; "the house is easy to heat"; "satisfied with easy answers"; "took the easy way out of his dilemma"
[adj] free from worry or anxiety; "knowing that I had done my best, my mind was easy"; "an easy good-natured manner"; "by the time the child faced the actual problem of reading she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words"
[adj] performing adroitly and without effort; "her easy grace"; "a facile hand"
[adj] marked by moderate steepness; "an easy climb"; "a gentle slope"
[adj] readily exploited or tricked; "an easy mark"; "an easy victim"
[adj] not harsh; causing little distress; "an easy penalty"
[adj] having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
[adj] not hurried or forced; "an easy walk around the block"; "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace"
[adj] affording pleasure; "easy good looks"
[adj] in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"


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