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not employed

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not on duty, absent, finished, inoperative, negligible, outside, postponed, slender, slight, slim.
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tenor
Definition:
An exact copy of a writing, set forth in the words and figures of it. It differs from purport, which is only the substance or general import of the instrument.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
tenor.
noun
attribute
tenor.
body
assembly, basis, bed, box, chassis, corpus, crux, essence, frame, fuselage, groundwork, hull, majority, mass, material, matter, skeleton, staple, substructure, sum, tenor, total, trunk, whole, Gravamen, main part.
cognition
strain, tenor.
communication
tenor, tenor voice.
degree
amount, amplitude, caliber, dimension, division, expanse, extent, gauge, gradation, grade, height, intensity, interval, length, limit, line, link, mark, notch, plane, point, proportion, quality, quantity, range, rate, ratio, reach, rung, scale, scope, severity, shade, size, space, stage, stair, stairs, standard, step, stint, strength, term, tier, period.
disposition
being, bent, bias, cast, character, complexion, constitution, cup of tea, druthers, flash, frame of mind, habit, humor, identity, individualism, individuality, leaning, mind-set, nature, penchant, personality, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, proneness, propensity, readiness, spirit, stamp, temper, type, vein, Emotions, make-up, bag*, groove*, thing*.
drift
design, end, implication, import, intention, object, progress, progression, significance.
effect
action, clout, effectiveness, efficacy, efficiency, enforcement, execution, fact, force, implementation, imprint, influence, meaning, power, reality, use, validity, vigor, weight, efficacies.
gist
bearing, bottom line, heart, idea, kernel, keynote, marrow, nuts and bolts, punch line, quintessence, score, short, soul, subject, summary, thrust, topic, upshot, nature of the beast, nitty gritty, name of the game, stuff*, meat*.
importance
accent, attention, concern, consequence, denotation, distinction, effect, emphasis, gravity, importance, interest, materiality, moment, momentousness, notability, paramountcy, precedence, preponderance, priority, relevance, seriousness, signification, standing, stress, usefulness, value, weightiness, Preponderancy, concernment, drift*, gist*.
manner
consuetude, custom, fashion, form, genre, habitude, means, mode, practice, procedure, process, routine, style, system, tack, technique, trick, usage, wise, wont, Modus.
meaning
connotation, crux, definition, denotation, description, drift, explanation, gist, implication, indication, intent, interpretation, meaning, message, pith, point, purpose, relevance, significance, subject, thrust, topic, upshot.
method
shortcut, Recipes, Technic, Technics, the book.
musician
alto, arranger, baritone, bass, bassoonist, cellist, clarinetist, composer, drummer, fiddler, flutist, guitarist, harpist, harpsichordist, instrumentalist, maestro, musician, oboist, performer, pianist, player, saxophonist, singer, soprano, trombonist, trumpeter, violinist, virtuoso, Accordionist, bassist, keyboardist, banjoist.
person
tenor.
purport
Intendment, intendments.
sound
loudness, sonority, sonorousness, statics, tonality, vibration, Sonance, sonorities, sonancy.
state of mind
mood, temper.
substance
essentiality, Virtuality, general meaning, way of it.
tendency
affinity, aptness, bent, bias, course, direction, disposition, grain, inclination, leaning, penchant, polarity, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, proneness, propensity, temperament, tendency, trend.
tenor
aim, alto, body, burden, core, countertenor, course, current, direction, drift, evolution, falsetto, gist, high, high-pitched, inclination, meat, mood, path, pith, purport, purpose, run, sense, strain, stuff, substance, tendency, tenor voice, theme, tone, trend, way, course of thought.
undercurrent
crosscurrent, riptide, vibes, vibe, underflows, underflow, cross-current, crosscurrents, riptides.
unit of measurement
degree.
Examples of usage:
  1. He was a tall, well- built, handsome man of fifty- two, with gray hair and moustache, an agreeable tenor voice, which was never used in singing, and the best- cut clothes in London. – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  2. She felt vaguely that something had upset entirely the even tenor of her mind, and she wanted to think. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  3. One voice was Nickleby's; the other he did not recognize, but from the tenor of the remarks he felt sure that what was going on was of vital interest to his friends. – Every Man for Himself by Hopkins Moorhouse
  4. In the intervals of needed rest between the long, exhausting hunting tramps, they kept on the even tenor of their way. – True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World by Adolphus W. Greely
  5. Matters were in this condition as regarded Mustapha, when an incident occurred during my second winter at Luxor that completely altered the tenor of Mustapha's life. – A Book of Ghosts by Sabine Baring-Gould

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