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tolerant

Med (of a patient) exhibiting tolerance to a drug
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Twenty years of unwilling apprenticeship had been required to make my system rebelliously tolerant of alcohol, to make me, in the heart and the deeps of me, desirous of alcohol.
Rousseau's Contrat social," said the vicomte with a tolerant smile.
Holdsworthy was an enthusiast over flowers, and a half lunatic over raising prize poultry; and these engrossing madnesses were a source of perpetual joy to Daylight, who looked on in tolerant good humor.
The family priest, an old, tolerant Sarsut Brahmin, dropped in later, and naturally started a theological argument to impress the family.
But he was infinitely tolerant of the young, and had no desire to snub George.
More tolerant than his father of a contradictory opinion, in its aspect as a danger to its holder, he was less ready than his father to pardon it as a slight to his own teaching.
Letterblair's mild disapproval would be smiled away by a tolerant family.
But he was far from angry; the parchment face crumpled into tolerant smiles; the venerable head shook a playful reproval, as he threw away the cigarette that I am tired of mentioning, and put the last touch to a fresh one with his tongue.
Tokyo, Japan, Nov 2, 2005 - (JCNN) - Nippon Paper Industries (NPI) has started an outdoor cultivation experiment with salt tolerant eucalyptus trees in collaboration with the University of Tsukuba.
a premier provider of integrated solutions for the Connected Enterprise in North America, announced the availability of a fault tolerant version of the Linux operating system that is available on the NEC Express5800/320Lb fault tolerant server.
has achieved this by developing crops that are tolerant to imidazolinones--a chemistry family consisting of six active ingredients, each of which controls a different spectrum of weeds.
The varieties were tolerant to herbicides glyphosate, glufosinate, and imidazolinone respectively.