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degage


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  D'egag'e  \D['e]`ga`g['e]"\,  a.  [F.,  p.  p.  of  d['e]gager  to 
  disengage.  See  {De-},  lst  Gage,  and  cf  {Disgage}.] 
  Unconstrained;  easy;  free  --Vanbrugh. 
 
  A  graceful  and  d['e]gag['e]  manner.  --Poe. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  degage 
  adj  1:  free  and  relaxed  in  manner;  "rather  degage  after  the 
  nervousness  he  had  shown  at  dinner"-  Edmund  Wilson 
  2:  showing  lack  of  emotional  involvement;  "adopted  a  degage 
  pose  on  the  arm  of  the  easy  chair"-  J.S.Perelman;  "she 
  may  be  detached  or  even  unfeeling  but  at  least  she's  not 
  hypocritically  effusive";  "an  uninvolved  bystander"  [syn: 
  {detached},  {uninvolved}] 




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