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1. Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful; as, agreeable manners or remarks; an agreeable person; fruit agreeable to the taste. A train of agreeable reveries. (Goldsmith)

2. Willing; ready to agree or consent. These Frenchmen give unto the said captain of Calais a great sum of money, so that he will be but content and agreeable that they may enter into the said town. (Latimer)

3. Agreeing or suitable; conformable; correspondent; concordant; adapted; followed by to, rarely by with. That which is agreeable to the nature of one thing, is many times contrary to the nature of another. (L'Estrange)

4. In pursuance, conformity, or accordance; in this sense used adverbially for agreeably; as, agreeable to the order of the day, the house took up the report.

Synonym: Pleasing, pleasant, welcome, charming, acceptable, amiable. See Pleasant.

Origin: f. Agreable.

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Does it really matter?

I realize while saying this that I will get a rise out of a lot of you (which is perfectly understandable and agreeable) but I have a question. Does it truly matter to the ecosystem if an incredibly rare animal becomes extinct? I know that if a species becomes extinct then our ...

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by i_r_e_d
Sat Dec 26, 2009 4:39 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Does it really matter?
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hmmm agreeable.

It would seem my post here would be a year or so to late. Lets take this into account. Possibly the only rule any organism with genetic material has to obey. #1. Replication..... Nothing else matters to a piece of genetic code besides that. Now lets assume that the life-giving soup that first starte...

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by freindhacka
Sat Nov 26, 2005 5:39 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Did death evolve?
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