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  • adj. Relieved of a duty, burden, responsibility, or pressure.
  • adj. Performing extraordinarily well.
  • adj. Of a telephone, having an open connection; not hung up.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. freed from some obligation or difficulty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. freed from danger or blame or obligation


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  • we can't let ourself off the hook just because we fear failure.

    July 20, 2011