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dove1

dove1

 
pronunciation:
duhv
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of various small pigeons or pigeonlike birds.
Mourning doves are common birds in North America.Hundreds of doves were released at the memorial ceremony.
definition 2: a kind and gentle person.
antonyms:
hawk
definition 3: one who advocates peace or a policy of conciliation and opposes war or aggressive policies. (Cf. hawk1.)
American society in the 1960s seemed to be divided between hawks and doves.
antonyms:
hawk
definition 4: a pure white bird of this type, or image of such, representing peace or innocence.
She wore a T-shirt with a dove printed on the back at the antiwar rally.
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derivation: dovish (adj.)