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conservative

1. Med (of treatment) designed to alleviate symptoms
2. Physics a field of force, system, etc., in which the work done moving a body from one point to another is independent of the path taken between them

Conservative

in Britain, Canada, and elsewhere
1. of, supporting, or relating to a Conservative Party
2. of, relating to, or characterizing Conservative Judaism
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House reveals a Democrat who became increasingly conservative as his tenure progressed, according to a statistical analysis of his congressional roll call votes.
IT'S THE DEBATE that won't die: the endless face-off between conservatives and libertarians over the tension between liberty and morality.
Didn't Bush squander a lot of political capital precisely on fiscally conservative schemes such as privatization?
In fact, there is some truth to the notion that devout or conservative Christians are the "real" Christians, given that cultural Christians are more likely to urge restraint in interpreting religious doctrine.
Perhaps before the Connecticut primary election, the senator might reveal his liberal or conservative leanings in some new ways.
The authors recommend, instead, that conservatives build an entirely new policy infrastructure from scratch--in effect, that they construct a conservative movement, to some extent along American lines.
Signorile first made a name for himself by "outing" closeted celebrities and politicians, but yet, Signorile is a conservative by Robinson's standard.
The political commentator and former seminarian proclaims that he's "mad as hell" that conservative preachers have defined Christianity in such narrow terms that Democrats and liberals are viewed as outside the fold.
Perhaps the most prominent example is that of Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant in the Ontario riding of Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke.
Based in suburban Atlanta, the organization was first described as a political consulting group, and Reed said his plan was to help more socially conservative Republicans get elected to public office.