EASY

easy

1. [Adjective]: free from worry or anxiety; "knowing that I had done my best, my mind was easy"; "an easy good-natured manner"; "by the time the child faced the actual problem of reading she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words"

2. [Adjective]: posing no difficulty; requiring little effort; "an easy job"; "an easy problem"; "an easy victory"; "the house is easy to heat"; "satisfied with easy answers"; "took the easy way out of his dilemma"

3. [Adverb]: with ease (`easy'' is sometimes used informally for `easily''); "she was easily excited"; "was easily confused"; "he won easily"; "this china breaks very easily"; "success came too easy"

4. [Adverb]: without speed (`slow'' is sometimes used informally for `slowly''); "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights"

5. [Adverb]: in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft'' is nonstandard)

6. readily exploited or tricked; "an easy mark"; "an easy victim"

7. having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"

8. affording pleasure; "easy good looks"

9. plentiful and therefore at low interest rates; easy to come by; "easy money"

10. casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"

11. not strict; "an easy teacher"; "easy standards"; "lenient rules"

12. marked by moderate steepness; "an easy climb"; "a gentle slope"

13. not harsh; causing little distress; "an easy penalty"

14. not hurried or forced; "an easy walk around the block"; "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace"

15. in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"

16. less in demand and therefore readily obtainable; "commodities are easy this quarter"

17. affording comfort; "soft light that was easy on the eyes"

18. performing adroitly and without effort; "her easy grace"; "a facile hand"

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